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PTI Last Updated at 10 Aug 2018, 21:08 IST India

Khandu writes to Yogi, Goyal on Arunachal youth's death in UP

Itanagar, Aug 10 (PTI) Arunachal Pradesh Chief

Minister Pema Khandu today sought the intervention of his

Uttar Pradesh counterpart Yogi Adityanath and Railways

Minister Piyush Goyal into the death of an Arunachalee after

allegedly being pushed from a train in UP recently.

Khandu wrote to Adityanath and Goyal seeking their

personal intervention in delivering justice to the victim by

arresting and giving exemplary punishment to the culprits.

Tage Dule, an youth from Ziro in Lower Subansiri

district, was allegedly thrown out of the Arunachal Express by

some people in Gonda district of Uttar Pradesh in the

intervening night of August 2 and 3.

He succumbed to his injuries at the Shyama Prasad

Civil Hospital in Lucknow on August 6.

"I am given to understand that in his dying statement

given to the UP Police from the hospital bed, he disclosed the

atrocities inflicted upon him by unknown miscreants in the

train and was finally pushed out of the train.

"I am also given to understand that there were burn

injuries on his body, which indicates foul play by the

miscreants before pushing him out of the train," Khandu wrote

in the letters.

On behalf of the people of the north eastern state,

Khandu sought immediate probe into the "horrific incident" and

stringent action as per law.

Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju has also

asked the Uttar Pradesh government and the Ministry of

Railways to conduct a proper investigation into the death of


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