Saturday, April 17, 2010

Former BSF DG starts probe into Dantewada massacre

Raipur, Apr 17 (PTI) Former BSF Director General E N Rammohan, appointed to inquire into the circumstances leading to the massacre of 76 security personnel by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district, has begun his probe.

69-year-old Rammohan, who is expected to complete the report by April 24, arrived here today. He was accompanied by Director General of state Police Vishwa Ranjan, special Director General of CRPF (anti-naxal) Vijay Raman and other senior CRPF officials.

Rammohan, a 1965 batch IPS officer, will be establishing the circumstances preceding and the sequence of events leading to the incident in which 75 CRPF and local police head constable were killed brutally by Naxals.

He will try to reconstruct the sequence of events that took place on the day of the deadly attack on April six from 0500 hours to 1200 hours and until the first rescue party reached the spot.

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