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Four magisterial inquiries instituted at one go

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  8 March 2015 12:00 AM GMT

SHILLONG, March 7: West Garo Hills Deputy Commissioner Pravin Bakshi has instituted four magisterial inquiries into the incidents that took place in the district in the past one week.
The first magisterial inquiry is on the brutal murder of four members of a family at Mrigre village. The four members of the family were inhumanly killed by the villagers for alleged practice of black magic.
The second magisterial inquiry was instituted into the alleged fake encounter with the militants that led to the death of a youth-a son of of a village chief. The others is the death of a Under trial Prisoner (UTP) in Tura and the purported smuggling of electronic gadgets into the Tura Jail.
West Garo Hills Deputy Commissioner Pravin Bakshi confirmed to The Sentinel about the four inquiries being instituted by him on Saturday, even as he added that the intention is to go deep into the truth.
Mrigre village incident has shocked the ratiole peace loving citizens of the state. The police have already arrested five people involved in the barbaric killing of David Maxenier T Sangma, his father Dison B Marak ( 70), mother Bala D Sangma (50) and their grand child Thame D Sangma on January 8.
Even as the district administration ordered a thorough investigation into the episode, the second inquiry is on alleged fake encounter that led to the death of a youth-a son of a village council chief near Tura.
Both the inquiries were instituted ahead of the tiol Human Rights Commission (NHRC) intervention, confirmed the Deputy Commissioner, even as he added, “Prima facie, I am not in a position to speak but there should be no pardon to any perpetrator of any crime.”
The third and forth magisterial inquiries were instituted into the death of a UTP in Tura Jail and the alleged smuggling of mobile phones into the Tura Jail premises.

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