Patna: National Human Rights Commission
(NHRC) has asked the Bihar government to submit a report in
connection with the murder of a doctor by the inmates of a
jail in Gopalganj on May 29.
"The NHRC has written a letter to Chief Secretary
Anup Mukherjee seeking a report on the incident," officials
Admitting that it was a serious lapse on the part of
the jail administration, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had
transferred two top officials in connection with the murder of
a doctor by the inmates of a Gopalganj jail.
"It is a serious lapse on the part of the jail
administration...There are several flaws cited in the inquiry
report," Kumar had said.
Doctor Buddhadev Singh was mercilessly assaulted
on May 29 by jail inmates after he went inside to attend a
patient and he died later when he was brought to Patna Medical
College Hospital for treatment.