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Govt constitutes committee to probe 10th IRB revolt case
Published on 2 Sep. 2010 12:49 AM IST
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Nagaland government has constituted a three-member committee to enquire into the 10th IRB revolt incident of August 21 at Chumukedima and submit its report within one month from the date of issue of this notification.
The enquiry committee would be headed by Khulu IAS, APC as chairman, L. Singsit IPS, special secretary (home) as member secretary and K. N. Chishi, secretary law department as a member.
According to an official notification, the committee would enquire into the circumstances and events leading to the incident on August 21 at the NAPTC Chumukedima involving the 10th NAP (IR) Battalion who were on deployment to West Bengal.
Besides probing into the department’s preparation to send the battalion for deployment to Bengal, the committee would find out lapses/negligence/dereliction of duty, if any on the part of the command and control of the commanding officer and his subordinate officers.
The committee has also been entrusted to enquire into the incidents of unruly behaviour reported against IRB forces in general in the state and suggest measures to prevent occurrences of such unruly behaviour by the IRB personnel in particular and the police personnel in general. Further, the committee would enquire into the system and policy of deployment of IRB personnel outside the state.
It maybe mentioned that on August 21 the advance companies (A Coy and F Coy) of the 10th NAP (IRB), deployed for anti-Naxal operations in West Bengal, staged a strong protest by creating a scene with bonfires and demanding for adequate and good condition weapons.
DGP Nagaland K Kire instantaneously made necessary logistics arrangements and all unserviceable weapons were replaced before their departure.

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