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Mar 08, 2013 at 04:08pm IST

DSP murder: CBI team reaches Kunda to begin investigations

Lucknow: A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team has reached Kunda in Uttar Pradesh to begin investigations into the murder of a Deputy Superintendent of Police and two others. Raja Bhaiya, the MLA of Kunda, has been named as the main accused in one of the four FIRs filed by the CBI for murder, criminal conspiracy and rioting.

The second FIR relates to the murder of DSP Zia-Ul-Haque, while the remaining FIRs pertain to the killing of the gram pradhan Nanhe Yadav and his brother Suresh Yadav. Sources have told CNN-IBN that if needed the CBI will order a second autopsy on the body of the murdered policeman and will question police officers as well.

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The CBI, which will take custody of the two persons already arrested, will focus its initial inquiries on reconstructing the crime scene and examining witnesses.