Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT to file report on 11 accused
Posted on: 02:52 PM IST Dec 04, 2013
The Special Investigation Team probing over 500 cases of riots here will file its final report against 11 persons who were accused in the violence and later allegedly killed in clashes in Muzaffarnagar district.
The final report will be filed against 11 persons who were named in different cases of riots in the district and later died during the disturbances, SIT sources said.
Of the accused, Gaurav and Sachin were also named in the report. Communal tension had prevailed in the area on August 27, when Shahnawaz was shot dead by Gaurav and Sachin, who were later lynched by a mob in the village.
The violence in Muzaffarnagar and its adjoining areas, which began in October, claimed over 60 lives and left over 40,000 displaced.