CBI arrives in Aizawl to probe into pastors death

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Aizawl, Oct 13 (UNI) A three-member team of the Central Bureau of Investigation arrived here today to re-investigate into the controversial death of Reverend Chanchinmawia, a Presbyterian priest.

He was found dead under mysterious circumstances in his house at Khatla here a year ago.

The three-member CBI team, led by Dy SP Hari Singh, reached here.

''I can't say when they will start their investigation, Aizawl Additional SP R D Chawngthu told UNI here over phone.

Earlier the Cabinet decided to refer the case to the CBI after a widespread doubt on the state police Special Investigation Team's (SIT's) conclusion that the death was a case of suicide.

Opposition parties and pressure groups like the People's Right to Information and Development of Mizoram have been demanding a CBI probe into the death.


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