§ Mr. Keetch
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on the action taken in the case of the two soldiers implicated in the killing of a 20-year-old Afghan on 16 February 2002. 
§ Mr. Caplin
A full investigation has been conducted by the Special Investigation Branch, following which the case was considered by the Army Prosecuting Authority (APA). The APA judged that there was insufficient evidence to proceed against any of the individuals reported in connection with the incident.