NHRC rejects allegation of leak of report on post-poll violence in West Bengal

The NHRC Thursday rejected as “baseless and factually incorrect” allegations {that a} report ready by its committee probing the incidents of post-poll violence in West Bengal has been leaked by the rights panel. The National Human Rights Commission stated in a press release that the panel had submitted its report back to the Calcutta Excessive Courtroom on July 13.

“The NHRC refutes allegations in a bit of the media, concerning the leak of the report, regarding the post-poll violence in West Bengal,” the assertion stated.

Because the report is already out there with all of the involved events as per the directives of the courtroom, “there is no such thing as a query of leakage on the stage of the NHRC,” the rights panel stated.

The attribution concerning the alleged leak of the report back to the NHRC is completely “baseless and factually incorrect,” the assertion stated.

The NHRC has already shared the copy of the report with the “advocates of the involved events on this matter in accordance with the instructions of the Hon‘ble Calcutta Excessive Courtroom”, it added.

The Commission had constituted the committee to inquire into the post-poll violence within the state as per the instructions of the Calcutta Excessive Courtroom.

“On additional instructions of the courtroom, the committee supplied a replica of it, to its advocate in Calcutta, who shared with the advocates of all of the involved events within the associated a number of writ petitions,” the assertion stated.

“The matter being sub judice, the committee of the NHRC didn’t share its report back to any entity aside from these specified by the hon’ble courtroom,” it added.

The committee, within the report positioned earlier than the Calcutta Excessive Courtroom, has beneficial a CBI investigation into “grievous offences like homicide and rape” and instructed that these instances be tried outdoors the state.

The report, nevertheless, drew the wrath of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who stated the panel was pursuing “political vendetta” on behalf of the BJP by “leaking” its findings to the media.


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