Itagar, Mar 24: Mystery still surrounds the death of Bunu Rawat, a 23-year-old girl of Pasighat Tin-mile area, in East Siang district who was found dead in a mysterious condition on tiol Highway-52 on March 14 evening.
According to report, victim Rawat went missing while she was returning home from her work place at Sirki on that evening. Her lifeless body was recovered at Gumin gar portion of the highway.
The local people suspect foul play behind her death and alleged police iction in this case. Terming the incident as ‘cold blooded murder’, the people said the police failed to make any headway in this case even after seven days of the incident.
Several hundreds of people, including women organizations, elected leaders, students and civil society members of Pasighat today assembled at Two-mile Puja ground and discussed about the mysterious death of Bunu Rawat.
Several speakers, including, Amor Chetry, Gemin Modi, Arjun Thapa, Komola Chetry and others condemned the incident in their strongest term and urged the administration to strictly deal with the case.
The protest meeting chaired by Municipal Councilor Kangge Moyong later adopted resolutions to move the authority for a high level inquiry into the death case, demand adequate compensation to the victim family and award exemplary punishment to the culprits involved in the incident. The meeting also decided to continue mass movement against the authority, if it fails to solve the case within a period of seven days.
The women bodies are also decided to organize a candle-lit march in and around Pasighat township on Tuesday evening in protest against the heinous crime.
Another Councilor of Pasighat Municipality Makpang Peyang while alleging police iction appealed to the East Siang Deputy Commissioner to institute a magisterial inquiry into the mysterious death.