Arunachal govt hands over Toko Yame case to CBI


The Arunachal Pradesh government has handed over the case relating to disappearance and subsequent death of a student Toko Yame in Tawang last year to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), informed CMO through a press release.


In this regard a Case No 29/2017 u/s 363/302 IPC was registered at the Tawang Police Station on 16/09/2017 and during the investigation, the dead body of the missing boy was recovered on 24/09/2017. Subsequently, the case was transferred to the State Crime Branch (SIT) on 13/10/2017.

However, the State Government took note that the case is serious and sensitive in nature and also that representations have been received from the public, therefore decided to hand over the case to CBI for expediting the investigation process and for ensuring that justice is delivered to the bereaved family members.

In a letter to the CBI, the State Home Commissioner has informed that on basis of the recommendation made by the State Director General of Police and for reasons mentioned above, the competent authority has decided to transfer the case to CBI, mentioned in the press release.

The gist of the case and status reports have also been submitted to the CBI.


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