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Naked photo of prisoner: WBHRC asks IG Prisons to inquire

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 17:05

Kolkata: The West Bengal Human Rights Commission on Tuesday asked Inspector General of Prisons to inquire into the naked photograph of a prisoner of Dum Dum Central Jail published in an English daily, which alleged that he was stripped, beaten and handcuffed.

"We have seen the photograph in the newspaper. We have asked the IG (Prisons) Ranvir Kumar to conduct an inquiry into the matter personally and submit a report within two weeks," the commission`s joint secretary Sujoy Haldar, told a news agency.
The IG, Prisons, when contacted said, "Let me conduct an inquiry then only I will be able to say something."


First Published: Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 17:05
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