GUWAHATI, May 6 � A three-member team of senior officials of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) led by ADGP NR Wasan today visited Guwahati and met the Chief Secretary and the Director General of Police (DGP). The official death toll of BTAD violence has been put at 32.
Around 13 persons including children are still reported missing from the BTAD areas.
The State Government had recommended a NIA probe into the BTAD violence. The investigation agency, however, is yet to register a case.
Meanwhile, a team of Assam Police Criminal Investigation Department (CID) is already camping in BTAD to facilitate registration of case by the NIA. The NIA team is likely to visit the affected areas tomorrow.
Inspector General of Assam Police (BTAD) LR Bishnoi told this reporter that no fresh incident of violence has been reported in the last few days and that curfew have been relaxed for stipulated period of time in all the districts after assessing the situation there.
�The official death toll so far is 32 with 25 and seven deaths reported in Baksa and Kokrajhar districts respectively,� Bishnoi said.
Another senior Assam Police official informed that the deployment of security forces will remain unchanged till May 16, the day of counting of votes.