Taking part in obituary reference in respect to the death of former MLA Ngurang Pinch, Chief Minister Pema Khandu informed to the Arunachal Pradesh Assembly today that a Special Investigation team has been constituted which submitted the report within the two months.
The CM informed to the house that “As per the directives of the High Court, the state government has already constituted a Special Investigation Team with two superintendents of police as investigating officers under an officer of DIG rank and the investigation will be completed within two months.
The chief minister assured to provide a copy of the investigation report to Pinch’s family members and to the media. If the family members is not satisfied with that report then it would be decided further course of action.
Before that several member of the Arunachal Pradesh Assembly demanded speedy investigation into the death of former MLA Ngurang Pinch and asked the government to consider handing over the case to the CBI.
It must be mention here that the the body of Pinch was found near Hatimatha in Papum river in Papum Pare district on November 18 last year.
Pinch, who was former MLA from Doimukh Assembly Constituency and the chairman of Arunachal Pradesh Agriculture Marketing Board (APAMB), was on a rafting expedition along with others the previous day and stayed on the river bank near the confluence of the Popum and the Poma rivers.
Pinch was found missing in the morning of November 18 and on search his body was found floating in Papum river between Basar Nallo and Ramghat.
The family members of Pinch suspected it as a case of well planned murder and demanded the state government for a proper investigation by a competent authority.
The cause of the death of Late Pinch is still a mystery and SIT is looking into it, The family members are demanding for investigation through CBI which should be considered. He appeal though the floor of the House to expedite the cause of death need to be revealed.
Later the Assembly observed two-minute silence as a mark of respect to the departed souls.