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An RTI activist was shot dead by two unidentified motorcycle-borne men in Bihar's East Champaran district, a senior police officer said.
Police have registered a case of murder against four to five people on the basis of a complaint lodged by Rai Singh Gurjar's family and began a probe.
During the investigation, it was also found that the three teachers also got increments on the basis of their forged OTET certificates.
The information was denied to the activist citing section 8 (1)(d) of the RTI Act which allows exemption of information pertaining to commercial confidence from disclosure.
This was said in a written reply by Singh to a question on whether the government has any plan to review the Right to Information Act, 2005.
Articles 163 and 164 of the Constitution do not mention it.
Three persons have been arrested by the police in connection with the murder of an RTI activist at Tavarekere in Ramanagara district.
The delegation met Bommai, Additional Chief Secretary of Home department Rajaneesh Goel, DG & IGP Praveen Sood
Police yet to make a breakthrough in case; last rites to be performed at his Tavarekere farmhouse today
A senior officer informed that a special police team is searching for the assailants based on the clues, and the CCTV footage is being analysed to trace their movements.
The attack occurred just outside the gates of his farm in Tavarakere on Magadi Road.
An armed gang came on their bike and attacked Venkatesh on Thursday afternoon when he was walking near his farm.
The plea sought directions to the government authorities for implementing the top court's directions in the 2019 judgment.