In a blatant dig at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over her remarks on the alleged rape and subsequent death of a minor girl in Nadia district’s Hanskhali area, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday said that if people are entitled, then the investigation will be compromised. can be done. Indicate a decisive stance”.
He added that such an approach “could hinder a fair investigation”.
Dhankhar asked the state chief secretary and the DGP to inform about the incident by 4 pm on Wednesday.
Without naming anyone, the governor tweeted, “Criminal investigation into shameful rape leads to death of #laughspoken victim when people in authority and constitutional position indicate to make a decision.”
Dhankhar, who has participated several times with the TMC government in the state on several issues, also said, “It hinders a fair and independent investigation against the law as the police are forced to walk such a line (sic).” is.”
Banerjee had on Monday expressed doubts over the cause of the girl’s death, though her family blamed it for the gang rape, and wondered whether the Class 9 student might have died after being slapped by someone.
Stating that the victim had an affair with the accused, Banerjee, the son of a TMC leader, also wondered whether she was pregnant.
So far, two people, including the TMC leader’s son, have been arrested in this case.
The Governor also called the Chief Secretary and Director General of Police (DGP) to brief them by Wednesday evening on the alleged incidents of attacks on Ram Navami processions in Howrah on Sunday.