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A four member delegation from Press Council of India (PCI) that went to Umaria to investigate murder of a journalist has said that it would be submitting its report soon. The journalist, Chandrika Rai was a free lancer.
AGENCIES | Bhopal, March 6, 2012 10:30
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 A four member delegation from Press Council of India (PCI) that went to Umaria to investigate murder of a journalist has said that it would be submitting its report soon. The journalist, Chandrika Rai was a free lancer.
  
Refusing to share any conclusions from the visit, the delegation coordinator, Kosuri Amarnath, said "we will submit our report to the PCI which will send it to the Prime Minister's Office with its comments."
  If necessary, PCI will later upload the report on its website, he added.

  The delegation met Additional Chief Secretary (Home), Ashok Das, Director General of Police (DGP) Nandan Dube, Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) STF, Sanjay Choudhary, and Public Relations Commissioner, Rakesh
Shrivastava, seeking information about the incident. Rai, his wife Durga, son Jalaj and daughter Nisha were
murdered at their house in Umaria on February 17 this year. According to police, Rai's driver, Ramesh Yadav, killed them as he wanted money. Yadav has been arrested by the STF.

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