Tripura not to oppose CBI inquiry in Saha case

Last Updated: Monday, February 27, 2012 - 18:52

Agartala: Tripura Chief Minister Manik
Sarkar on Monday said the state government would not oppose a CBI
inquiry into the murder of Papai Saha here on July 11 last
year.

Sarkar, who also holds charge of the Home department in
reply to a question asked by Leader of the opposition Ratan
Lal Nath said, "The matter (murder of Saha) is being
investigated by CID who have also filed chargesheet in a
court."

"If there is no legal problem then we have no objection to
refer the matter (Saha murder case) to the CBI for further
investigation," the chief minister said.

Papai Saha was killed by a bullet on July 11 when
Congress workers fought a pitch battle with the police.

The Congress had claimed that Saha was killed by a unruly
jawan of Tripura State Rifles (TSR).

The CID chargesheet, however, found one local youth was
involved in the murder of Saha.

PTI



First Published: Monday, February 27, 2012 - 18:52
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