Muzaffarngar Riots – SIT Ordered to Complete Investigation in 45 days

Untitled-4The Inspector General of Meerut Zone has asked the Special Investigation Team probing the Muzaffarnagar riots to complete its task within 45 days.

Inspector general of Police, Meerut zone, Alok Sharma has ordered today the SIT which is probing into the case since a year.

All the riots accused who did not present themselves in court may face action against them under Section 172 (absconding to avoid service of summons or other proceeding) of the IPC, he said.

Meanwhile, additional SP of SIT, Manoj Jha informed that more than 800 accused have been arrested while 750 were abscoding. He also said that the probe is pending in only 131 cases.

58 police inspectors and sub inspectors and two additional SPs of SIT have been deputed to probe the riots cases here, he said.

In the last year riots in Muzaffarnagar, about 60 people were killed and more than 40,000 displaced.

Medaram Jathara

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