Mukul Gets Relief On HC Arrest Order


Kolkata: The Calcutta High court directed police not to arrest BJP leader Mukul Roy in relation to a complaint over the death of his political mentor Mrinal Kanti Singha Roy. The incident took place in January 2015. High Court verdict issued on Tuesday, 30 January,2018.

Mukul Roy who was a then a Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP, was directed by the court to co-operate and present before the investigating officer when asked. HC directed the state to produce all kind of medical records relating to the treatment of Mrinal Kanti Singha Roy and his death proof on February 14, the next of hearing.

Roy’s lawyear said, Singha Roy had met death in 2011 and died in 2015. The FIR against Roy was the worst kind of political conspiracy.

Reportedly, the FIR was lodged by the orders of a magistrate under 156(3) CrPC. Police was just abiding by the court order.

Mrinal Kanti Singha Roy was allegedly faced a road accident on June 8,2011 around midnight while returning home from Kanchrapara to Halisahar. His sister alleged that, he was shifted to Kolkata hospital and then kept in lodge under the instructions of Mukul Roy instead of being taken home after his release.