Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Wednesday ordered setting up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to find reasons behind the massacre of seven tribals at Burugulikera village in West Singhbhum district.
Hemant, who returned to Ranchi from Delhi on Wednesday afternoon, said that “I am going to hold a high-level meeting with officials over the incident. Nobody will be allowed to take the law in their hand. I am gathering details of the incident.”
CM Soren along with Governor Draupadi Murmu will fly from Ranchi to West Singhbhum today to meet the families and villagers of the tribals killed in the massacre.
The tragic incident started from Sunday when a meeting was convened by Patthalgari supporters at Burugulikela village. James Bhud, Deputy Pramukh of Gulikela Panchayat opposed the Patthalgari supporters. He was allegedly abducted along with six people on Sunday.
When they did not return on Monday the family members lodged a complaint with the police, suspecting the worst. On Tuesday, news spread that they have been killed.
Police, launched a search operation on Tuesday, and recovered the dead bodies on Wednesday. The dead bodies have been sent for post-mortem.