GoAP hands over Toko Yame death case to CBI

ITANAGAR, Jun 29: The state government has handed over the case relating to the disappearance and subsequent death of student Toko Yame in Tawang last year to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
“The decision to hand over the case to the premier investigation agency of the country is based on the recommendation made by the director general of police, as well as considering the sensitive and serious nature of the case,” a press statement issued by the CMO on Friday said.
The gist and the status reports of the case have also been submitted to the CBI.
Earlier, a case (No 29/2017 u/s 363/302 IPC) was registered at the Tawang police station on 16 September, 2017, and during the investigation, the body of the missing boy was recovered on 24 September.
Subsequently, the case had been transferred to the state crime branch (SIT) on 13 October in the same year.