File no. 1706/WBHRC/Com/13-14

Chandannagar P.S. Case no. 246/13 dt. 15.10.13


This is a complaint from one Saraswati Mete of 12/5, Nilmani Mitra Street, Kolkata-700 006 that her two teenage daughters were killed by one Ujjal Mondal, her so-called lover, on 15.10.13 by strangulation while she was away to her work place. It was her allegations that police was not properly investigating into the matter, on the contrary she apprehends that there were lapses on the part of the police authority into the investigation. The Commission sought for a status report from the Superintendent of Police, Hooghly within three weeks. In response to the direction of the Commission, an enquiry was made by the Sub-Divisional Police Officer, Chandannagar, Hooghly and that was forwarded to the Commission by S.P., Hooghly vide memo. no. 1737E/Reader dated 27.03.14.

So far as the enquiry report goes, on complaint of Saraswati Mete dated 15.10.13, Chandannagar P.S. Case no. 246/13 dated 15.10.13 under Section 302 of IPC was recorded and investigation was immediately taken up by the I.O. S.I. Rajkiran Mukherjee of Chandannagar Police Station. The main accused Ujjal Mondal was arrested on 15.10.13 and forwarded to the nearest court on 16.10.13. Charge-sheet was framed and submitted in due time (C.S. No. 01/14 dt. 03.10.14 U/S 302 of IPC).The case was treated as a special report case and accordingly senior police officers supervised the investigation. So far as the impression of the higher police officers goes, there is no lapses on the part of any police officer regarding the investigation. The matter is now sub-judice and the accused Ujjal Mondal is now in jail custody.

As the matter is sub-judice, the Commission does not feel it required to for further actions. 

                                                                                      Special Secretary
West Bengal Human Rights Commission