Sterlite row: Tamil Nadu government cancels land allocation for expansion, transfers probe to CB-CID
Sterlite row: The probe into the violence during the last week's protest and police firing was today transferred from local police to the Crime Branch-CID police, a senior official told PTI. In a related development, state Governor Banwarilal Purohit visited the kin of some of those killed in the police firings on May 22 and 23 and also met the injured at a goverment hospital at Tuticorin. Officials said Purohit asked the doctors to ensure best treatment to the injured.
Sterlite row: The Tamil Nadu government today cancelled land allotment for planned expansion of Vedanta group's copper plant in Tuticorin "in larger public interest" and ordered a CB-CID probe into the violence. Image source: Reuters