In its report dated April 29, the commission said the “investigation carried out by the local police is unsatisfactory”, and that the statements of all the victims and witnesses were yet to be recorded.
Badegure village in Chhattisgarh is on the edge after a tribal woman, whose husband was picked up by police in connection with a blast, died weeks after giving birth to a child. Activists have alleged that Hurre developed meningitis and septicemia due to lack of post-natal care as she kept travelling to Dantewada jail to […]
Senior police officers said that Narendra Singh, who was from Nagaur in Rajasthan, held the rank of platoon commander in the college and used to regularly train personnel in grenades and bomb disposal.
In Pipantola, for instance, the “chhoti nadi” that sustains life is a stagnant pool of water, coated white with a pungent odour. It is here that clothes and utensils are cleaned, baths taken, water consumed.
The two back-to-back deaths led to anger, with protests across district headquarters. Chief Minister Raman Singh condemned the deaths, saying the “Maoists were playing violent games with the lives of people”.
This comes after AAP leader and tribal activist Soni Sori was attacked, and the Jagdalpur Legal Aid Group and journalist Malini Subramaniam were forced to leave the city, allegedly under police pressure.