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Rijiju asks for a probe into death of Arunachalee youth in UP

Press Trust of India  |  Itanagar 

has asked the and the Chief of Uttar Pradesh to initiate an enquiry into the death of a young man from who died after falling from a train in on August 3 last.

Tage Dule from Ziro in Lower Subansiri district of fell from a train in on August 3 last and later succumbed to his injuries.

Expressing concern over the tragic incident, Rijiju, the of State for Home Affairs, immediately took up the matter with the and with request for investigation to ascertain the circumstances and facts that led to the death of the youth, a government press release said here today.

Rijiju also sought action against the culprits, if there was any malafide intent.

The minister sought that the probe should ascertain whether the incident is related to discrimination against the North-East people, it said.

While condoling the death of the youth, Rijiju also asked the and the Ministry of Railways to extend all necessary support to the family members of the deceased, the release added.

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First Published: Tue, August 07 2018. 18:45 IST