Imphal, Aug 26
Congress MLA Khumukcham Joykishan today grilled the government alleging misinformation being circulated to the media by police department and the government itself over the death of Ningthoujam Babysana.
In his call attention motion moved to the State Assembly session which begins from today, MLA Joykishan stated that the way the people have been misinformed regarding the handling of the case of Babysana to CBI has irked the peoples creating uncertainty in the state. He drew the attention of the Chief Minister to clarify on whether the case has been handed over to the CBI or not as peoples’ uprising is over the unclear circulation through media by the police department and the government.
Replying to the call attention motion Chief Minister N. Biren Singh, the leader of the house, clarify that the government is also shocked in hearing the news about the mysterious death of Babysana and that the government is taking the case with extreme seriousness.
He said that all procedure for handling of the case to the CBI has been done. But as the state government cannot directly hand over the case to the CBI directly as per the procedure, a Deputy Director of the State Home department has been sent to the DOTP to hand over the case to the CBI. He further added that beside being taken up all procedure for handling of the case to the CBI, the state government has also set up a Special investigation Team (SIT) headed by an Additional SP to investigate over the case. The Chief Minister said that the government is equally serious to this case and that understanding the sentiment of the people the body of late Babysana has been allowed to conduct post mortem twice with video coverage.
As MLA Joykishan grilled the leader of the house on whether the case has been handed over to the CBI or not, Chief Minister N. Biren Singh said that all procedure for handing over case to the CBI has been done.
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