Jharkhand CM orders SIT probe into killings of 7 villagers in West Singhbhum


Chief Minister of Jharkhand Hemant Soren has ordered a probe and constitution of a six-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) for investigating the killing of seven people of Burgulikera village in the West Singhbhum district.

All seven people were murdered for staging protest against the Pathalgadi movement by pro-Pathalgadi supporters during their village Panchayat meeting on Sunday.

Police recovered all seven bodies yesterday from the dense forest area of heavily infested Naxal belt of West Singhbhum district in the state.

The killings followed a clash that had broken out between the pro-Pathalgadi and anti-Pathalgadi supporters during the Panchayat meeting held on Sunday in Burgulikera village. (AIR NEWS)

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