Calcutta High Court orders CBI to probe death of undertrial prisoner in government home


The Jalpaiguri Bench of the Calcutta Excessive Court docket has ordered a CBI probe into the loss of life of an undertrial juvenile prisoner beneath suspicious circumstances at a authorities residence in West Bengal. In its order on Thursday, the courtroom has made it clear that inside the subsequent 48 hours, the central company should begin investigating the incident. The courtroom has made it clear that autopsy can be achieved after eradicating the kid’s physique from the grave. The interim report of the investigation should be offered by March 13.

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On 15 December 2022, the lifeless physique of a minor arrested in a drug smuggling case in Jalpaiguri was discovered hanging from a noose in a authorities residence. On this regard, steady listening to was occurring in Jalpaiguri Circuit Bench. In January 2023, a division bench of Justices Moushumi Bhattacharya and Siddharth Rai Chowdhary had questioned why a toddler who was on bail would commit suicide.

Calcutta Excessive Court docket Justice Kaushik Chandcourt, who separated from the Nandigram case by imposing a high quality of Rs 5 lakh on Mamata Banerjee, had sought a report

At the moment, the Bench had sought experiences from all of the events. As a consequence of many discrepancies within the authorities report, even the federal government advocates couldn’t give any reply within the courtroom. On Thursday, the courtroom has ordered a CBI inquiry concerning this.

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