The CID of the West Bengal Police on Friday took charge of the investigation into the alleged torture of a woman, relative of a BJP worker wanted in a bomb attack case, by policemen in Birbhum district.
The lone BJP MLA in the West Bengal Assembly Shamik Bhattacharya on Thursday staged a walk out from the House as Speaker Biman Banerjee did not allow him to refer to the law and order issue in Birbhum district.
A day after some explosives were recovered few kilometers away from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee`s election rally venue in Birbhum district, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers allegedly attacked a CPI(M) activist at Haraipur village here on Saturday, who was passing through the area at the time of the recovery of the explosives.
The 13 accused in the shocking gang rape case of a tribal woman on the orders of a kangaroo court in West Bengal`s Birbhum district were on Friday presented in court with the police seeking their custody.
Angry with the police for not seeking remand of the accused in the gang-rape of a tribal girl at Labhpur, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ordered removal of Birbhum district Superintendent of Police C Sudhakar.
Terming as absolutely "inhuman and completely outrageous" the gang-rape of a tribal woman in West Bengal, Union Minister Manish Tewari on Thursday asked the state government to ensure "strictest punishment" to the culprits.