Former CPI (M) minister threatens hunger-strike

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 21:51

Midnapore: Former CPI (M) minister
Sushanta Ghosh, who was arrested in connection with recovery
of seven skeletons near his ancestral house, Wednesday threatened
to go on an indefinite hunger-strike alleging mental torture.


Ghosh, who could briefly speak to newsmen before he was
whisked into the court, said he had been interrogated
continuously for 30 hours by the CID as a result of which he
fell ill.

He said the interrogation was a `mental torture` and he
would go an indefinite hunger-strike in protest against it.


"I also did not have lunch this afternoon," he said.


Meanwhile, in Kolkata, DG CID V V Thambi, who met Chief
Minister Mamata Banerjee, said Ghosh was being brought back
from Midnapore to Kolkata tonight and his interrogation would
continue.



PTI



First Published: Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 21:51

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