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Chennai deaths: Nitish asks DGP to find out details

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar today directed DGP Abhayanand and the state home department to find out details of the alleged encounter in Chennai in which four persons from the state were shot dead by cops. PIL wants cops booked for murder over 'encounter' | NHRC issues notice | Chennai midnight op

patna Updated: Feb 25, 2012 01:09 IST
PTI

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Friday directed director general of police Abhayanand and the state home department to find out details of the alleged encounter in Chennai in which four persons from the state were shot dead by the police.

"I have asked the DGP and the home department to find out details," he told reporters here.

A total five persons - four from Bihar and one from West Bengal suspected to have been involved in two recent bank heists were shot dead in the alleged encounter in the early hours at Velacherry area of Chennai yesterday.

"Let the DGP and home department find out the facts first," Kumar said when asked about the state government's next course of action in the matter.

First Published: Feb 24, 2012 20:01 IST