CID-CB to supervise investigation into Dungarpur violence | Jaipur News


JAIPUR: The state crime branch will supervise the probe into last month’s Dungarpur violence. The situation in Dungarpur and Udaipur remained tense for four consecutive days after a group of protesters torched a pickup van and vandalised property.
Officials told TOI that while CID-CB was not taking up the investigation, a team of officers has been formed to supervise the probe.
Violence erupted in the region on September 24 when candidates of teachers recruitment examination-2018 blocked the Udaipur-Ahmedabad Highway, pelted stones at police, damaged several property and torched vehicles demanding filling of 1,167 general vacant posts with ST candidates.
The protestors torched over 25 vehicles, ransacked shops, hotels and a petrol pumps. The violence came to end when police personnel including present DGP M L Lather went to Dungarpur and held talks with tribal leaders.
Rajasthan Police have arrested over 150 people in connection with the violence and arson in the district.
The opposition had blamed the state government as well as Bharatiya Tribal Party for the violence in which three persons were killed. Cops had to resort to firing when a mob could not be controlled. CID- CB will look into all the FIRs that have been registered in the case.
This is the third major case which the crime branch will supervise after the alleged sex racket uncovered in Sawai Madhopur involving office bearers of Congress and BJP and investigation into the death of temple priest who was burnt alive in Karauli.

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