Orissa: Two deposed as witness in Kandhamal riots case
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Last Updated: Tuesday, April 19, 2011, 00:05
Phulbani: Two persons on Monday deposed as witness before Justice (Rtd) SC Mohapatra commission probing into the 2008 Kandhamal riots here.

Twelve deponents have been summoned to witness before the one-man commission which commenced its four-day hearing in the communally-sensitive district.

As many as 504 affidavits have been received by the commission and 115?people so far been examined, Bijay Krishna Patnaik, special government counsel to the commission, said.

On the other hand, Justice Basudeb Panigrahi commission of enquiry into Kandhmal violence of December, 2007 also commenced its three-day hearing at Balliguda today.

Three of the ten people posted to be heard today appeared before the commission.

This commission is in receipt of 501 affidavits and 350 deponents have already been examined and heard, Jagadish Chandra Dash, special government counsel of the commission informed.


First Published: Tuesday, April 19, 2011, 00:05

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