STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Plea in High Court against inaction over tracing lost girl

Published: 29th April 2013 09:49 AM  |   Last Updated: 29th April 2013 09:49 AM   |  A+A-

A habeas corpus writ plea has been made in the Madras High Court for a direction to the police to produce a 17-year-old girl, daughter of Kasi Viswanathan of Postal Nagar in Chromepet, in the court and to set her at liberty.

Following an allegation from advocate G Mohanakrishnan that the girl had been abducted by a woman and her son and that the local police did not act on his client’s complaint, a division bench comprising Justices KN Basha and P Devadass entrusted the investigation on the complaint to the CB CID for probe, on April 26.

According to Mohanakrishnan, the girl doing her plus two, suddenly went missing on April 1 this year. Petitioner received two missing calls, originating from a residence in Nemilicherry. One Bhoosanam, wife of Dayalan, was living with her son Ravi in the house. Petitioner was threatened with serious results as the matter involved her son Ravi.

However, the petitioner lodged a complaint with the City Police Commissioner on April 3, which was forwarded to Chitlapakkam police. But no case was registered.

The petitioner alleged that her daughter was kidnapped by Ravi, an unemployed youth, and was being kept in the illegal custody of his mother. Since Bhoosanam was politically influential, the police were not taking any action against her, petitioner further alleged. After ordering CB CID probe, the bench directed police to file a status report and adjourned the matter till June 10.



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