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Chhattisgarh ‘encounter’ report in House, Bhupesh Baghel says guilty won’t be spared

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Tabling the report of a judicial commission that looked into an alleged encounter in 2012 that killed 17 people, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Monday said that no one found guilty will be spared.


Speaking on the sidelines of the last day of winter session, Baghel said, “It is unfortunate that there was no FIR or action taken then (in 2012). Seven years later, a report like this has come. Whoever is responsible will be punished.”

Baghel said the report would now be sent to the Law Department for examination. “Based on its findings, a committee will decide the course of action. But there is no question of any guilty person being spared…17 people lost their lives,” he said.

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