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ATTSA demands CBI probe into Pengeree incident, intensifies stir

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  11 May 2016 12:00 AM GMT

From our Correspondent

TINSUKIA, May 10: Around 400 activists of Assam Tea Tribe Students’ Association (ATTSA), under the aegis of ATTASA central committee, on Tuesday gheraoed the Tinsukia DC office to strengthen its agitation against non-fulfilment of their demands in the wake of the Pengeree incident in which 11 people died due to mob fury on April 11 and the gruesome murder of two persons on April 6. They later submitted a memorandum to the Prime Minister of India through the Deputy Commissioner of Tinsukia.

The memorandum, while criticizing the Governor and the Chief Minister of Assam for allegedly paying no heed to their earlier memorandum submitted on April 22, the ATTASA initiated fresh agitation to impress upon the Prime Minister on their legitimate demands. The memorandum demanded a CBI inquiry into the incident, adequate compensation for the affected families, strong action against police personnel allegedly involved in the shooting incident and to ensure safety and security of tea tribe communities.

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