Make Kishenji's post-mortem report public: CPM



Kolkata: The CPI(M) on Saturday demanded that Maoist leader Kishenji's post-mortem report be made public, saying the controversy over his killing could be set at rest only by it.

"What really happened will be known only after the post-mortem report is made public. We think it is the West Bengal government's responsibility to make the report public," CPI(M) state secretary Biman Bose told newsmen here.

Stating that there was a controversy on how Kishenji was killed, he said the post-mortem should be done in keeping with the guidelines of the National Human Rights Commission and by involving forensic experts.

Bose said Kishenji had given the slip to the security forces on earlier occasions during the previous Left Front regime and on one occasion the forces could not go ahead to save the life of an officer-in-charge of a local police station.

The CPI(M) politburo member evaded a question on whether Kishenji's killing was a success for the state government and the security forces.

"It is not a question of success or failure. A circle is complete," he said.

PTI