Centre yet to respond to complaint against RPF checks in WB

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 00:40

Kolkata: The Union Home Ministry is yet
to respond to the West Bengal government`s complaint against
the RPF for allegedly conducting checks outside their
jurisdiction on roads leading to Lalgarh for the Trinamool
Congress rally.

There has been no reply, Home Secretary Samar Ghosh
told reporters at Writers` Buildings here.

Asked about the presence of wanted Maoist leaders Asit
Mahato and Manoj Mahato near the rally at Lalgarh yesterday,
DGP Bhupinder Singh said, "the police were not supposed to
locate them in processions. We were more concerned about the
safety on roads leading to the meeting ground at Lalgarh."

On the three-day bandh called by Maoists in Bihar,
Jharkhand and Orissa from today to protest the arrest of their
leader Rahulji, he said the Railway Protection Force had
written to the State for ensuring the safety of Railways
during the period.

-PTI



First Published: Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 00:40

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