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CBI to take over Shopian probe

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will take over investigations into the Shopian killings in Jammu and Kashmir earlier this year, official said on Tuesday.

india Updated: Sep 15, 2009 23:15 IST

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will take over investigations into the Shopian killings in Jammu and Kashmir earlier this year, official said on Tuesday.

The bodies of two women - Nilofar and Asiya - were found by the side of a local stream near Shopian town in Jammu and Kashmir on May 30. The incident had triggered protests across the valley.

Four police officers - the then district police chief of Shopian, his deputy, an inspector and a sub-inspector of police - were suspended and later arrested for negligence of duty and destruction of evidence in this case.