SC/ST Commission member visits Betul

Bherulal Meena, member of National Commission for SC/ST, arrived here on Friday on a two-day visit to probe the incident of murder of a tribal woman.

Last Updated: Mar 30, 2012, 23:29 PM IST

Betul: Bherulal Meena, member of National Commission for SC/ST, arrived here on Friday on a two-day visit to probe the incident of murder of a tribal woman, who was killed allegedly because she refused to withdraw the complaint against her daughter`s rapists.

Meena told reporters that he will talk to the girl and
also the district officials. He said that Commission Chairman
Rameshwar Oraon had asked him to visit Betul.

Imarti Bai was shot dead allegedly because she had
refused to withdraw the FIR against the alleged rapists of her
daughter.

All the accused in the case have been arrested.
The state government subsequently transferred Betul SP B
S Chouhan.

According to Imarti Bai`s daughter, police did not
take any action despite complaint of threats to her mother.

PTI