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A recent Supreme Court order requires CBI to probe a six-year-old encounter in Chhattisgarh.(Amal KS/HT File PHOTO)

SC puts Chhattisgarh govt in a fix over CBI probe into six-year-old Edesmetta encounter case

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2019 12:18 PM IST
The Edesmetta encounter took place in May 2013 in Edemetta village in the state’s Bastar region, when villagers were celebrating an annual summer festival. It was alleged that a team of the Commando Batatlion for Resolute Action (COBRA) launched an attack in which eight villagers and one COBRA personnel were killed.
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