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Calcutta HC to hear PIL in Pinki Pramanik case

Last Updated: Friday, July 6, 2012 - 10:47

Zeenews Sports Bureau

Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court will hear a PIL filed by RS Chattopadhyay against violation of athlete Pinki Pramanik`s human rights on Friday.

The retired middle distance runner arrested on June 14 has been accused of being male and of allegedly raping a live-in partner, a 30-year-old estranged woman.

The West Bengal Human Rights Commission has also directed the home, health and police departments to inquire into the alleged `inhuman torture` on Pramanik in police and jail custody and submit a report within two weeks.

First Published: Friday, July 6, 2012 - 10:47

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