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CRPF clarifies on news item published in Millennium Post

A news published in your esteemed newspaper at page No. 7 of Millennium Post under caption "Killings by Naxals not Human Rights violations of Jawans : CRPF" written by your special correspondent. This RTI reply has been misinterpreted and the news item is contrary to facts and paints the Force in a bad light. The following facts are laid for appreciation: "An RTI application was received in this office on 22/05/2017 wherein the applicant has sought "a clear photocopy of the report of the inquiry conducted by the CRPF into the circumstances surrounding the said attack on the CRPF personnel along with annexures." This department has replied that security forces including CRPF are exempted to provide information except information related to allegation of corruption/violation of human rights under Section 24(1) of RTI Act-2005. It has also been categorically intimated to him that the enquiry report contains various security & tactics related issues which cannot be shared under, RTI Act on the grounds that it might adversely affect the organizations strategic response."

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