Kawal violence investigation handed over to STF

Last Updated: Saturday, September 7, 2013 - 14:19

Muzaffarnagar: The Uttar Pradesh government has formed a Special Task Force (STF) to probe into the incident of violence in Kawal village here to ensure free and fair investigation.

"The government has formed a Special Task Force and the investigation of the incident has been handed over to it from the local police," DGP Deo Raj Nagar told reporters here on Saturday.

"Some elements are trying to create communal tension in the region. The STF will be helpful to normalise the situation. No one would be allowed to breach peace in the area," he said.

Clashes took place on August 27 in the village in which three persons lost their lives over a petty dispute.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, September 7, 2013 - 14:19
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