Indian govt extends draconian AFSPA in 3 Arunachal districts



The Indian government has extended the draconian law, Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), in Arunachal Pradesh state’s three districts Tirap, Changlang and Longding from today (Saturday) to 30 March next year.

Indian media quoting a notification issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) reported that in addition, the Government of India has also extended AFSPA in the areas falling within the jurisdiction of Namsai police station in Namasi district and Mahadevpur police station in Karimnagar district in Arunachal Pradesh.

“Tirap, Changlang and Longding districts in Arunachal Pradesh and the areas falling within the jurisdiction of Namsai and Mahadevpur police stations in Namsai district of Arunachal Pradesh.—INP


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