AP forms SIT to investigate on attacks on temples
AMARAVATI: Andhra Pradesh government issued an order to form 16-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) to investigate the attacks on Hindu temples in the state. Opposition parties in the state asked the state government to probe a CBI investigation over attacks on idols at Hindu temples. Additional Director, Anti-Corruption Bureau GVG Ashok Kumar will head the SIT team.
The SIT team will directly report to the Director-General of Police D Gautam Sawang and Ravi Shankar Ayyanar, Additional DGP. The government also requested support from the State Forensic Science Laboratory, Crime Investigation Department and others to support the SIT. Sources said that the police booked nearly 25 cases over attacks on the temples.