Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court rebuffed the State Government, after the hearing of Tapan Dutta murder case ends on Thursday. The Court reserved the verdict.
Justice Dipankar Dutta Lashes out at the Government saying that, government is hiding the culprits. Earlier the court had rebuffed the Police for its inaction and malicious mode of investigation. Although CID had filed its charge sheet the court is not happy with the report.
Earlier the five accused have been acquitted by the Lower Court for lack of evidence.
Tapan Dutta, a Trinamool leader from Bali was murdered on May 6, 2011. Dutta’s wife accused TMC leader and Agricultural Marketing Minister Arup Roy of the murder. CID took the investigation on May 12 last year. CID filed the first charge sheet on August 30, 2011 in which Arup Roy and five others were accused. The investigating officer said that Dutta was murdered for protesting illegal land filling of the area.
Soon after CID took an U-turn in its second charge sheet filed on September 26 excluding Roy. It decleared that no evidence of Arup Roy’s involvement in the murder case has been found.
Unsatisfied over the report, Pratima Dutta the wife of Tapan Dutta moved to High Court seeking CBI investigation.