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Centre examining report on former Arunachal CM's suicide: HM

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Centre is examining a report pertaining to suicide of former Chief Minister Kalikho Pul sent by the state government, Union Home Minister said today.

Pul was the Chief Minister of from February 19, 2016 to July 13, 2016. His body was found hanging in the Chief Minister's official bungalow on August 8, 2016.

Pul, who had dramatically captured power in the state by replacing Congress' Nabam Tuki, had to vacate the post after Supreme's directive.

"We have received a report from the Arunchal Pradesh and we are examining the matter," Singh said, while while replying to a debate in the on Demand for Grants of the Home Ministry.

Pul's wife Dangwimsai has demanded an SIT probe into allegations levelled by him against some former and serving persons holding constitutional posts.

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First Published: Fri, March 17 2017. 20:33 IST