CLARIFICATION IN CONNECTION WITH CBI PROBE INTO RECENT INCIDENTS OF VIOLENCE IN ASSAM

Press Release
New Delhi , 14.09.2012

            Reports have been published in section of Media on 13.09.2012 that CBI had raided offices of Youth Wing of Bodoland People's Front(BPF) in Kokrajhar on September 12, 2012. The news reports is factually incorrect. No raid or search has been conducted in any of the offices of Youth Wing of Bodoland People's Front by CBI so far.

 

            CBI has taken up investigation of seven cases relating to recent incidents of violence in Assam on the request of the Government of Assam. CBI team had visited Bodo camps at Belagaon, Tinali and Bismuri on 12.09.2012 to obtain details of the persons residing in these camps as part of on-going investigation. It is grossly incorrect to categorise the same as raid.

 

            Considering the sensitive nature of the matter, it is requested to take the version of CBI before publishing such news items. Please e-mail your queries at adg@cbi.gov.in, cbipressinfosection@gmail.com or call us at (011)-24361156(Direct), 24360334, 24362755 (Extn.4121, 5121, 5122).

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