New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency has been handed over all right-wing terror-related cases in the country, including the Samjhauta blasts and the murder of RSS activist Sunil Joshi.
Four years after he died under mysterious circumstances, a fresh investigation will now begin into Sunil Joshi's death. The Union Home Ministry has ordered that NIA takes over all Hindu terror related cases including the murder of the ex-RSS man. The move has evoked strong reactions from the Madhya Pradesh government.
"What is the need to transfer the case? Investigations have been done and now a chargesheet has also been filed," said MP Home minister Uma Shankar Gupta.
The Madhya Pradesh Police, after closing the Joshi murder case, reopened investigations and filed a chargesheet in Devas, alleging that Sadhvi Pragya Thakur and four others murdered Joshi, fearing that he might expose the entire conspiracy from Samjhauta to Ajmer blasts. ...more
12:24 AM, Mar 22, 2011