Panchayat polls: Calcutta High Court retired judge to oversee State Police inquiry into alleged tampering of nomination documents

A division bench of the High Court passed the order while setting aside a single-judge direction for a CBI probe in the case.
West Bengal Panchayat Polls
West Bengal Panchayat Polls

The Calcutta High Court on Monday overturned an earlier directive for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry into allegations that an election officer had tampered with documents submitted by political candidates while filing for nominations during the West Bengal panchayat polls. [The District Magistrate of Howrah & Others Vs Kashmira Begam Khan & Others]

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