Thursday, October 15, 2009

Another killing of an youth, Scheduled Caste, BPL family - no action

(West Bengal, India)

Mr. Shibajit Mondal was gun shot by BSF of Rajanagar on 14-15/3/2009 at about 00.00 hours. He received bullet injury on his abdomen. He was under treatment at Nil Ratan Sarkar (NRS) Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata under Entally Police Station where he succumbed to his injuries on 30/03/2009.

Entally Police Station registered a case of unnatural death in the matter of the death of the victim and Raninagar Police Station sent a report over the incident to Entally Police Station. In the report prepared by Raninagar Police Station it is stated that the victim was gun shot by BSF jawans of Rajanagar BSF Camp in an encounter with the smugglers.

Ms. Kavita Mondal, widow of the victim tried to lodge complaint at Raninagar Police Station against involved BSF jawans for arbitrarily killing her husband. After repeated persuasion the police only took a written complaint but still did not register any case on the basis of the said complaint.

The right to life of the victim has been grossly violated by the perpetrator BSF jawans and the police of Raninagar Police Station. Our attached fact finding report gives details of this incident.

Attached Report of Details

Report by-

Kirity Roy