Govt orders setting up of SITs to probe deaths

Jammu Tawi: The State Government has ordered setting up of Special Investigating Teams (SITs) into the deaths of civilians as well as the involvement of police personnel during the five-month-long unrest in the Valley last year, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti told the Assembly today.

The Deputy Inspectors General of Police (DIGs) have been directed to constitute district-level probe teams headed by the DySPs Headquarters, respectively, to carry out time-bound investigations in all cases of deaths of civilians and the involvement of police personnel, she said in a written reply to a question.

 

The DIG (South Kashmir) has been directed to constitute an SIT headed by Additional SP for carrying out a time-bound probe in a case registered in Police Station Pampore, she said.

The Chief Minister said the DIG (Central Kashmir) has also been directed to constitute an SIT headed by SP (South Srinagar) for carrying out a time-bound probe into another case registered in Police Station Karan Nagar.

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