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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

RTI activist Shehla Masood shot dead in MP

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From: shabana khan <shabana@pvchr.org>
Date: Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 4:08 PM
Subject: re: RTI activist Shehla Masood shot dead in MP
To: jrlawnhrc@hub.nic.in
Cc: akpnhrc@yahoo.com, Lenin Raghuvanshi <pvchr.india@gmail.com>

National Human Rights Commission
New Delhi
Dear Sir,
I want to bring in your kind attention towards the news published in Newzfirst "RTI activist Shehla Masood shot dead in MP" on 16th August, 2011 http://www.newzfirst.com/web/guest/full-story/-/asset_publisher/Qd8l/content/rti-activist-shehla-masood-shot-dead-in-mp?redirect=/web/guest/india
BHOPAL - A city-based woman RTI activist was shot dead today by an unidentified person in front of her residence in the Koh-e-Fiza locality, police said.

"Shehla Masood was shot dead around 11 AM when she was sitting in her car," Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Adarsh Katiyar told

The motive and details of the killing are awaited, he said adding a hunt has been launched to nab the assailant.

Shehla, who sat on a fast here recently in support of Anna Hazare's India Against Corruption campaign had also been working on a number of other things including wildlife conservation. She was actively involved in raising issues related to the deaths of tigers in the various sanctuaries of Madhya Pradesh.

Known to be a hard worker, Shehla also ran a company called 'Miracles' which used to do various things including event management.

Therefore it is kind request please take appropriate action at earliest.


Thanking you

Sincerely Yours

Lenin Raghuvanshi

Secretary General


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