Retired high court judge to probe Bhiwani firing

December 20th, 2008 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS  

Chandigarh, Dec 20 (IANS) A retired judge of the high court will conduct an inquiry into the circumstances leading to the police firing in Bhiwani district’s Kharak Kala village Thursday in which two people were killed, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said Saturday.The police had opened fired near the village, 300 km from here, Thursday after villagers went on a rampage and threw stones at police personnel.

The villagers were angry that two youths of their village, who were missing since Dec 14, were found dead in a nearby canal.

They had blocked the Bhiwani-Delhi highway for several hours near the village.

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