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'Final report on jallikattu violence in another 6-7 months'

Press Trust of India  |  Coimbatore 

With nearly 2,000 witnesses to be inquired, the final report on the violence in 2017 would be submitted in another six to seven months, the one-man commission of retired S Rajasekaran, probing into the agitation, said Thursday.

In the last phase of the investigation, there were 1,956 witnesses to be heard in and it would be done next month and the final report was expected to be ready in another six or seven months, he told reporters here.

Rajasekaran, who is also heading the panel for inquiring into the poll irregularities in cooperative societies in west zone, said 248 complaints were received from the eight districts of the zone and the panel would sit for three days here and take up 22 cases during the period.

After completing Coimbatore, the panel would move to other districts of the zone, he said adding that the probe would be speeded up since the commission was not given extension.

The government had said a one-man commission would go into the incidents leading to the riots during the pro-stir in Chennai and elsewhere in the State in 2017.

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First Published: Thu, November 08 2018. 18:10 IST