Birbhum violence: Calcutta High Court orders State to submit status report on probe; issues directions to protect witnesses, evidence

The Court took into consideration the Advocate General's argument that the State's investigation should be considered and examined before taking a call on whether the probe should be transferred to the CBI.
Calcutta High Court
Calcutta High Court

The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday directed the West Bengal government to produce before the Court, the case diary/ report about the investigation into the violence in Birbhum district of West Bengal, in which 8 persons were killed allegedly in retaliation to the murder of local All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Bhadu Sheikh.

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