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Digvijay Singh condemns killing of RTI activist in Ahmedabad

New Delhi, Sat, 05 Nov 2011 ANI

New Delhi, Nov 5 (ANI): Condemning the killing of an Right to Information (RTI) activist, who was actively involved in exposing illegal slaughter houses in Gujarat, Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Saturday said a thorough investigation should be done into the case.


"I have been told that an RTI activist who is also a witness to the Godhra riots has been murdered. There should be a complete investigation into this," Singh told the media here.


Meanwhile, RTI activist across the country condemn the killing.


"Is it too much of wealth in only few hands in nation... and never ending greed.. even it means corrupt practises. Start raising voice against injustice. If we don't', tomorrow it could be our turn," said Commodore Lokesh K. Batra (Retd).


Nadeem Saiyed was attacked by some unidentified people at around 7.45 a.m. this morning in Ahmedabad's Juhupura area and died on the spot.


Saiyed was also a key witness in the Naroda Patiya case. He exposed some people who were allegedly involved in tampering of evidence.


The reason for the murder is yet to be ascertained, but it is believed that various public interest ligations filed in the Gujarat High Court may have been the reason behind killing.


Ahmedabad Police have launched manhunt for the killers. (ANI)


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