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Nitish orders high-level probe into doctor`s killing

Last Updated: Monday, May 30, 2011 - 12:24

Patna: Taking serious note of prisoners
beating a jail doctor Buddhadev Singh, youngest brother of an
ex-MP Satyadeo Singh, to death inside Gopalganj Jail, Bihar
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday ordered a high-level probe.

"It is a shocking incident... we won`t tolerate it,"
Kumar said.

He directed state Home Secretary Amir Subhani to
rush to Gopalganj and inquire into the incident.

Stating that stern punitive action would be taken
against perpetrators of the crime, he said Subhani would
submit a report about the circumstances relating to the murder

Meanwhile, Health Minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey said
the state government would bring the Doctors Protection Bill
in the upcoming Monsoon Session of the state Legislature
seeking to protect doctors.

Prisoners of Gopalganj Jail had beaten the jail doctor
to death when he had gone inside to treat an inmate.


First Published: Monday, May 30, 2011 - 12:24
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