Press Release
New Delhi , 02.05.2014

            The Central Bureau of Investigation has today filed a charge sheet against four accused, all residents of Delhi, in a case relating to Nido Tania death case in the Court of ACMM, Saket, Delhi for offences related to culpable homicide, illegal confinement and offences under the SC/ST Atrocities Act.


            The case was earlier investigated by the Delhi Police, which was subsequently transferred to the CBI on the orders of Govt. of India. It was alleged that Shri Nido Tania, son of a sitting MLA of Arunachal Pradesh, had been assaulted by a group of persons on 29.1.2014 at Lajpat Nagar, Delhi over a minor issue and he succumbed to his injuries on 30.01.2014.


            CBI registered the case on 28th February, 2014 and took up the investigation. The investigation revealed that Shri Nido Tania had allegedly visited Lajpat Nagar along with his 3 friends and had inquired about the directions to the house of a common friend from few persons in Lajpat Nagar. They had reached a Paneer shop where he inquired about the location of his friend’s house but was humiliated and laughed at by the accused persons. It was further alleged that Shri Nido Tania, who was also physically assaulted ultimately succumbed to his injuries on 30.01.2014. His postmortem was conducted by a panel of Doctors at AIIMS, New Delhi, which concluded that the cause of his death as cerebro pulmonary edema caused by a blunt weapon.


            After thorough investigation, it was revealed that 7 persons including 3 juveniles were involved in the assault on Shri Nido Tania. A chargesheet against four accused has been filed today.


            The proceedings against the 3 juvenile will be carried out by the Juvenile Justice Board in due course.