STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

West Bengal: Police lodges FIR against NCW Member for taking case diary of Birbhum rape and suicide

National Commission for Women member Sushma Sahu had yesterday visited the house of the woman who committed suicide by setting herself on fire after being allegedly raped and blackmailed.

Published: 23rd December 2017 08:04 PM  |   Last Updated: 24th December 2017 12:05 AM   |  A+A-

Image for representational purpose only.

By PTI

WEST BENGAL: National Commission for Women (NCW) Member Sushma Sahu had allegedly taken the original case diary - relating to alleged rape and suicide of a woman in Birbhum district from the police, a senior officer said today.

An FIR has lodged at the Bolpur police station against the NCW Member by the investigating officer for allegedly taking the original case diary, Superintendent of Police, N Sudheerkumar said.

Sahu had yesterday visited the house of the woman who committed suicide by setting herself on fire after being allegedly raped and blackmailed.

The NCW member told the Inspector of Bolpur police station, Subir Chakraborty to give her the photo copy of the case documents.

As Chakraborty asked for some time to make photocopy of the documents, Sahu allegedly took away the original case documents from the inspector and told him to collect those from her later, police said.

A case has lodged under IPC sections 379 (commitment of theft), 186 (Obstructing public servant in discharge of public functions), 353 (Assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty), 355 (Assault or criminal force with intent to dishonour person) and 506 (Punishment for criminal intimidation), the SP added.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp