Thu, 19 Jul 2012 21:58:10 GMT | By IANS

SIT to probe fresh violence in Maruti Manesar plant

Gurgaon/Chandigarh: A Special Investigation Team (SIT) has been constituted to probe Wednesday's labour unrest and fire incident in Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant, in which an official was burnt alive and over 50 employees were injured, officials said Thursday.

SIT to probe fresh violence in Maruti Manesar plant

Haryana Chief Secretary P.K. Chaudhary said the SIT will be headed by the assistant commissioner of police, Gurgaon and that no one will be spared for taking law in his hand and resorting to violence. "The police have arrested 99 persons in this connection," Chaudhary said.

The SIT, headed by Ravinder Tomar, will include six inspector ranked officials and probe the incidents of violence and fire at Manesar plant, a police official said.

"Over 50 senior executives, including two Japanese, were injured and admitted to various private hospitals," Deputy Commissioner of Police Maheshwar Dayal told reporters. Police were conducting raids to arrest the union leaders involved in the incidents, Dayal added.

The accused were Thursday presented before the court of Duty Magistrate Ritu Malik and were sent to judicial custody in jail.

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