Shehla murder: AIIMS forensic team to visit Bhopal

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 10, 2012 - 13:54

New Delhi: A team of forensic experts from
the AIIMS will visit Bhopal on Wednesday to gather and collaborate
clues gathered in connection with the murder of RTI activist
Shehla Masood there.

Sources said the team led by T D Dogra, head of Forensic
Sciences Department, All India Institute of Medical Sciences
(AIIMS) will leave tomorrow and is likely to visit the spot
where the activist was shot dead by unknown assailants.

They said the CBI officers will also be part of the team
which will interact with local police and other concerned in
connection with the case.

"A forensic team from AIIMS will be leaving tomorrow to
gather evidences. It will also examine evidences gathered by
local and central forensic department officials," the sources
said.

Earlier, biological and ballistic experts of Central
Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL) has visited Bhopal and
collected vital clues.

Masood was shot dead outside her residence in the posh
Koh-e-Fiza locality in Bhopal on August 16, 2011. The case,
which was initially probed by local police, was later handed
over to the CBI.

The case was then transferred to the agency`s Delhi-based
Special Crime Unit which is now probing the matter.

The CBI has joined social networking site Facebook in a
bid to get help from people in cracking the case.

The investigating agency, which remains clueless in the
case, had announced an award of Rs five lakhs in September
last for anyone providing credible information about the
murder.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, January 10, 2012 - 13:54

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