Additional Chief Secretary to conduct inquiry into Hailakandi communal clash

Additional Chief Secretary to conduct inquiry into Hailakandi communal clash

Hailakandi Hailakandi

Hailakandi, June 5, 2019:

Additional Chief Secretary, Rajiv Kumar Bora will conduct an inquiry into the communal clashes and vandalism that took place in Hailakandi.

The Additional Chief Secretary will reach Hailakandi on the evening of June 9.

In a public notice brought out to this effect by the Personnel Department, Government of Assam on June 1, Additional Chief Secretary Bora will conduct public hearing at the Circuit House, Hailakandi from 10 am onwards on June 10.

Members of the public, individual witnesses, representatives of organizations or associations or groups can appear before the Additional Chief Secretary and submit verbal or written submission of any information or evidence relating to the incident that occurred on May 10.

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It is to be mentioned that Hailakandi witnessed trouble during the first Friday prayers of Ramadan on May 10. Curfew had to be clamped in Hailakandi town and subsequently in the entire district. Police had to resort to firing as the rampaging mob burnt down several shops and vehicles. One person succumbed to police firing and several persons sustained injuries in group clashes that ensued.

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