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SIT chargesheets 248 persons for Muzaffarnagar riots

The Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing the Muzaffarnagar riot cases has so far filed chargesheet against 248 people in connection with the 48 different cases, SIT sources said on Saturday.

248 people have been chargesheeted so far in connection with the riots while 1195 people have been found involved and their list has been sent to respective police stations for arresting them, Manoj Jha, additional SP, SIT told reporters here on Saturday.

417 accused have been arrested so far in connection with different cases, he said. The court has issued non bailable warrants against 410 absconding accused and initiated attachment proceedings against 222 accused under provision 82 crpc, said Jha. Six cases of gang rape were registered against 27 people during riots in which 22 people were found involved.

While one Vedpal was arrested, 21 others are absconding and attachment proceedings against them have been initiated by  court.
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