New Delhi [India], December 16 (ANI): A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court in search of a court-monitored Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the alleged killings of Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) members in West Bengal and compensation of Rs 50 lakh to their households.
The software filed by BJP spokesperson and senior lawyer Gaurav Bhatia mentioned that points pertain to incidents of alleged political murders of members of BJP specifically Debendra Nath Roy, Sukhendu Pramanik, Saikat Bhawal, Ulen Roy, Madan Ghorai, Manish Shukla, Ganesh Roy, Bijoy Sil and Swadhin Roy in West Bengal.
The recent software was filed in an already pending matter the place Bhatia had sought a CBI probe into the dying of three BJP staff — Shaktipada Sarkar, Trilochan Mahato and Dulal Kumar — in 2018.
It claimed that in all of the incidents, complicity of the employees of the ruling social gathering of West Bengal specifically All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) is clear and thus requires an neutral investigation by a reputable company.
The software sought a course to switch the investigation of circumstances regarding the alleged killing of BJP leaders in West Bengal be transferred to the CBI.
It sought course that the State of West Bengal be directed “to furnish a status report pertaining to the stage of investigation/status of arrests made/details of the accused persons that have been enlarged on bail/status of charge sheet/stage of trial with respect to the criminal incident enumerated in the present application.”It additional sought course that the State of West Bengal to grant financial compensation of Rs 50 lakhs to the household members of the deceased and grant sufficient police safety to their household members alleging imminent risk to their lives.
“Seven brutal political murders and two deaths caused due to police brutality and atrocity, which took place in State of West Bengal in the year 2020 alone,” plea added.
The petition alleged that there’s complicity of state administration and police authorities in the State of West Bengal with those that commit such crimes and the criminals are protected by the State Government, therefore urged for a good and neutral investigation of these crimes, in order that the perpetrators of the crime might be booked and punished strictly in accordance with legislation.
“It has been settled by this Court in catena of judgements that if there is any deficiency in investigation or prosecution is visible or can be perceived by lifting the veil which try to hide the realities or covering the obvious deficiency, Courts have to deal with the same with an iron hand appropriately within the framework of law,” it mentioned.
The petition mentioned BJP has claimed that greater than 120 of its staff and leaders have been murdered in West Bengal in latest years. On December 12, 2020, in an assault on BJP social gathering staff, in Halisahar six staff have been left injured and one, Saikat Bhowal, had succumbed to his accidents, it added.
“This attack comes days after BJP President JP Nadda’s convoy was attacked by TMC-flag bearing goons when it was on its way to the Diamond Harbour area in West Bengal and left Kailash Vijayvvargiya, Mukul Roy, Sambit Patra, and others seriously injured,” the plea mentioned whereas stating concerning the latest assault in BJP leaders in the state. (ANI)