SIT formed to investigate killing of seven villagers for opposing Pathalgarhi
Friday,24 Jan 2020
An eight-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) was formed to investigate the killing of seven people allegedly killed for a protest against the Pathalgadi movement in Burugulikera village of Chaibasa in Jharkhand. The deceased were allegedly decapitated and some police officers suspected that the reason for this was differences over the Pathalgadi movement. The decision came after a high-level meeting with the Director-General of Police along with other top officials was held on Wednesday by state chief minister Hemant Soren and ordered an SIT probe in the incident.