Greater Noida: A magisterial inquiry has been ordered on Wednesday into the May 7 Bhatta Parsaul firing incident which claimed four lives. The responsibility for conducting the probe and submitting the report has been handed over to Additional District Magistrate Surindera Ram.

According to reports, the villagers have still not returned their home fearing police action against them. The district administration has constituted a team to persuade the villagers to return their home.

Further, the administration has also reduced the number of police force deployed at the outskirt of village. Normalcy was returning to the village, which became the epicentre of the farmers' stir.

The administration and police officials have assured the villagers who have returned to lead a normal life.

“I went to my son’s place in Delhi following the police action against the villagers,” one Shiv Kumar said.

“There is no information about some villagers. We have been contacting their relatives as well, said another villager Surajmukhi.

Official sources said prohibitory orders under Section 144 CrPC were lifted on Tuesday from the village. Earlier, the administration has sent sample of ashes for forensic test in the wake of Rahul Gandhi’s allegation that farmers’ were burnt and women raped in the village.

 

(JPN/Bureau)