698. 6, 2017 High Court at Calcutta
Constitutional Writ Jurisdiction
W.P. 22335 (W) of 2017
Roma Ghosh (Dhar)
State of West Bengal ors.
Mr. Avik Datta,
Mr. Syed Julfikar Ali,
Ms. Bishalaxmi Ghosh,
Ms. Sharmistha China,
…for the petitioner.
Mr. Suman Sengupta,
Mr. Sanatan Panja,
…for the State.
Mr. Tathagata Majumdar,
Ms. Tanima Sarkar,
…for the respondents no. 4 to 7.
It is submitted on behalf of the petitioner that no steps have been taken
by the investigating agency with the regard to the criminal case being Bhowanipore
Police Station Case No. 338 dated July 23, 2017 under Sections
498A/406/323/325/506/34 of the Indian Penal Code registered at her behest.
Report is filed on behalf of the police authorities wherefrom it
appears that investigation is in progress. The report is taken on record.
Let a copy of the report be handed over to the learned lawyer for the
petitioner in course of the day.
Under such circumstances, I direct the investigating agency to
conduct the investigation in a fair and impartial manner exploring all angles
including the concerns of the petitioner and to take the investigation to its logical
conclusion at an early date. The petitioner as victim of crime is at liberty to appear
before the criminal court and ventilate her grievances in the pending criminal case
in accordance with law.
With the aforesaid directions, the writ petition is disposed of.
Since no affidavit in opposition has been called for, the
allegations made in the writ application are deemed to have been not
admitted by the respondents.
There will be no order as to costs.
Photostat certified copy of this order, if applied for, will be made
available to the applicant within a week from the date of putting in the requisites.
dns ( Joymalya Bagchi, J. )