Kolkata: West Bengal Human Rights Commission on Thursday took suo muto cognisance about the disappearance of a 23-year-old girl one year back and directed the CID and police to investigate the matter and submit the report within three weeks.
The victim`s mother, Bibha Haldar had accused the police and CID of "indifference" in searching her daughter Tania Das, who according to her was trafficked by a local hooch trader of New Barrackpore.
Since 2012, Haldar has been running from pillar to post and had visited police station and CID headquaters with a plea of bringing back her daughter. But according to the middle-aged woman, her pleas were always turned down.
"The commission has taken a suo- muto cognisance about the matter and had directed the DIG (CID) and Barrackpore commissionarate to investigate the matter and submit a report within three weeks," said Sujay Haldar, joint secretary, state Human Rights Commission.