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CBI to take over Bodo student murder case

Press Trust of India  |  Guwahati 

The Centre has handed over the case of the of All Bodo Minority Union (ABMSU) president Lafikul Islam to the CBI, an official release has said.

The move follows a request from the to the Centre.

A notification was issued in this regard by the central yesterday, the state said in a release.

president Lafikul Islam was killed by unidentified miscreants at Titaguri market in Kokrajhar district on August 1 this year.

The had constituted a special investigation team (SIT) headed by Inspector General of Police Anurag Tankha to inquire into the murder, and had provided ex-gratia relief of Rs 5 lakh to the next of kin of the slain leader.

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First Published: Thu, October 26 2017. 11:07 IST