ITANAGAR, Nov 25: A Special Investigation Team (SIT) has been established to unearth the truth behind former MLA Ngurang Pinch’s death, informed the police.
Papum Pare Superintendent of Police, T Amo informed that the case has been handed over to the SIT with all relevant documents as per the order of the Police Headquarters on Saturday.
Pinch, who was also Chairman of the Arunachal Pradesh Agriculture marketing Board, was found dead at Hatimatha on November 18 last.
Pinch, with an eight-member team had gone for rafting on November 17, and stayed on the river bank near the confluence of Popum and Poma rivers, the police had said.
However, Pinch was found missing early in the morning and his body was found floating at Hatimatha in between Basar Nallo and Rana Ghat on the Assam side.
Suspecting foul play in late Pinch’s death, several organisations had been demanding an SIT and through enquiry to unearth the truth behind his tragic demise.