A nine-member Fact Finding Team from various civil society organisations and institutions visited Bhopal from 4-6th November to look into the encounter of 8 SIMI undertrials, as well as the alleged murder of a Security guard. The team visited the encounter site, spoke to the officials, visited the family of the deceased, and interviewed some of the prime witnesses and investigating officers in the case.
The Report comprises of three parts-
1) fact finding on the Murder of Ram Shankar Yadav (security guard),
2) the issue of the Jail break and
3) the encounter killings.
The Report raises some serious questions about the state's narrative of the encounter and also presents a brief profile of 5 of the 8 people who have been killed. Following is the Complete Fact Finding Report :