Matrimonial |  Properties |  Jobs |  Classifieds |  Ask Doctor |  Live TV |  Sponsored Greetings |  Astrology  |   Red Chillies |  Automobile |  Music |  Tribute

      Search in

Monday, February 18, 2013 4:42:18 PM (IST)  

Bengal court asks CBI to probe rape-murder in asylum

Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS): The Calcutta High Court Monday directed the CBI to probe the rape and murder of a mentally deranged woman whose body was earlier exhumed from inside a mental asylum in West Bengal's Hooghly district.

The order on a public interest litigation (PIL) was issued by the division bench of Chief Justice Arun Mishra and Justice Joymalya Bagchi, who directed the state police's Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to hand over the case related documents to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

The body of Gudiya, a 32-year-old mentally deranged woman, was exhumed from the premises of a residential home for destitute and mentally challenged women July 11, 2012, amidst allegations that she was tortured, raped and killed. She went missing from the home since June 26.

The CID took over the investigations on July 15, following which bodies of two other inmates of the home were also dug out from the adjoining Burdwan district.

The court has also ordered compensation payable to the family members of the three inmates. The matter will come up for hearing after four weeks.

In the wake of the court's order, political parties accused the Trinamool Congress government of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of influencing the investigating agency.

"The state government should be ashamed how the administration is using the CID for political purposes to lodge false cases and slow down investigations in cases where it is necessary," Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Mohammad Salim said.

State Congress president Pradip Bhattacharya said the high court directive is embarrassing for the state government that is trying to influence the CID.

Welcoming the court's directive, he said it is necessary to bring out the truth in this matter.

Stay updated wherever you go with and Daijiworld 24X7 tv channel mobile apps.
CLICK HERE to download it for your device.
(available on Android and IOS)

Print this Article
Email this article to your friend
Write your Comments
News Title Bengal court asks CBI to probe rape-murder in asylum
Your Name
Native Place / Place of Residence
Your E-mail
Your Comment
[Please limit your comments within 2000 characters]

You have characters left.
Disclaimer: Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article.

Please note that sending false messages to insult, defame, intimidate, mislead or deceive people or to intentionally cause public disorder is punishable under law. It is obligatory on Daijiworld to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request.

Hence, sending offensive comments using daijiworld will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will be held responsible.
Security Validation
Enter the characters in the image above
Published by Daijiworld Media Pvt Ltd Mangalore
Editor-in-chief : Walter Nandalike

Corporate Office :
Daijiworld Residency,
Airport Road, Bondel Post,
Mangalore - 575 008
Karnataka India
Telephone : +91-824-2982023
City Office :
First Floor,
Divya Deepa Arcade,
Bendorewell, Kankanady,
Mangalore - 575 002
Karnataka India
Telephone : +91-824-4259372
e-mail   General enquiry:, News & Info :

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | About Us
Copyright 2001 - 2016. All rights reserved.
Our Franchise Offices
Kishoo Enterprises,
3rd Floor, Mandavi Trade Centre,
Kadiyali, Udupi 576 102
Telephone : 0091-820-4295571
e-mail :
Daijiworld Middle East FZE
P.O.Box: 84772, Dubai, UAE
Tel: 971-50-6597629  Fax: 971-4-2639207
There has been a database error. Technical Support has already been notified. You will be informed when this issue is resolved. Thank you for your patience!