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MH-PESTICIDES-SIT - Maha govt sets up SIT to probe into farmers death in Yavatmal

Contributed by NAMPA / PTI.

Mumbai, Oct 13 (PTI) The Maharashtra government today formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to look into the death of farmers from Yavatmal district, suspected to be caused due to pesticide poisoning.
A Government Resolution (GR) in this regard was issued today.
The divisional commissioner of Amravati will be heading the SIT, it said.
It is a seven member committee, which has presumed that the death of several farmers is a "manmade disaster", mentions the GR.
The SIT has been giv ...