1 Shot Dead, Several Injured In Panisagar: SEC 144 Imposed For Indefinite Period. Govt Orders For Magisterial Probe

Section 144 has been imposed by the Sub Divisional Megistrate of Panisagar in his jurisdiction area with effect from Saturday. The section 144 to be continued untill further order. In an order notification said SDM panisagar. On the other hand government ordered for megisterial probe in the death of one protester incident on Saturday. The protester namely Srikanta Das (45) allegedly shot dead by police firing. At least one person was killed and several others were injured, five seriously, in North Tripura as police opened fire after a protest allegedly turned violent on Saturday. Reinforcements have been sent to affected parts of the state as last report came in. According to the police, action was taken after agitators reportedly started pelting stones and blocked National Highway 8 in Panisagar town – 4 hours north of state capital Agartala. 45-years-old Srikanta Das was shot dead and five others were seriously injured when police personnel fired at a group of people protesting in support of an indefinite bandh, or shutdown, against rehabilitation of Bru refugees. According to sources, the protestors are said to have also attacked police personnel.

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