Guwahati: A Special Crime Team from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will be investigating the recent spell of ethnic violence in Assam that ravaged four districts. The team will be heading to the state on Thursday.
Officials say it will take up the larger conspiracy cases.
The development comes after two weeks of violence left 70 people dead.
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi had demanded a CBI probe into the violence.
Five days of violence left 40 people dead and over 2 lakh people in 400 villages displaced in the state.