Tripura Govt orders magisterial inquiry into Madhabbari firing incident

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Agartala, January 10: The BJP-led Tripura government on Thursday ordered a magisterial inquiry into the Madhabbari police firing on Tuesday where tribal youths had sustained injuries while demonstrating against the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill,2016.

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb asked West Tripura District Magistrate Sandeep Mahatme to inquire into the incident and submit a report as early as possible.

Police had fired rubber bullets and used tear gas to chase away the protesters.

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Moreover, prohibitory order under Section 144 of the CrPC has been imposed for indefinite period at Tripura’s Madhabbari and adjacent areas following the clash between the police and the protesters where at least seven persons were injured, police informed.