Govt faces HC wrath over Pingla blast


Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday lashed out at the state government and the administration for the Pingla blast, the HC said that the utter failure of police and administration in forestalling such incident is deplorable.

Chief Justice Manjula Chellur expressing disgust asked the government attorney, how could such a massive bomb making factory be operated without the administration’s knowledge. The court has sought a detailed report on the blast within June 5 on the investigation of Pingla blast.

Over 12 people have died in a blast at a bomb making facility at Pingla in Midnapore district.