Jharkhand High Court summons Home Secretary, DGP in acid attack case- The New Indian Express

Jharkhand Excessive Courtroom summons House Secretary, DGP in acid assault case- The New Indian Categorical

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RANCHI: The Jharkhand Excessive Courtroom has summoned state House Secretary and Director Normal of Police, expressing anguish over the police investigation into the force-feeding of acid to a woman in Hazaribagh final yr.

Listening to the matter on Friday, a bench of Chief Justice Raviranjan and SN Prasad stated it seems that the police are defending the accused.

“The police haven’t investigated the matter correctly,” the courtroom noticed.

The courtroom then ordered the House Secretary and the Director Normal of Police to seem earlier than it on November 27, the subsequent date of listening to.

The courtroom is listening to the matter after taking cognizance of a press report despatched to the chief justice by advocate Aparajita Bhardwaj.

A 13-year-old woman was forced-fed acid whereas she was returning house from college in Hazaribagh in December final yr.

The courtroom’s remarks got here after the superintendent of police and the investigating officer couldn’t reply a number of questions in the course of the listening to.

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