Orissa: Two deposed as witness in Kandhamal riots case

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.

PTI



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

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