TMC Leader Anubrata Mondal Moves to Calcutta HC Against Order Refusing Protection from Arrest in Cattle Smuggling Case

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Anurupa Pal

Published on: March 14, 2022 at 17:55 IST

Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Anubrata Mondal moved to Division Bench of the Calcutta High Court.

Against a Single Bench order wherein he had been Denied any Relief from appearing before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in Kolkata for questioning in the Ongoing Cattle Smuggling Probe.

He had declined to appear before the Central Bureau of Investigation on Three Prior Occasions Citing various Medical Ailments.

He had also requested for the questioning to take place at a place nearer to his residence considering the ongoing Pandemic.

The Senior Advocate Kishore Datta sought leave from a Bench comprising Chief Justice Prakash Shrivastava and Justice Rajarshi Bharadwaj to file an Appeal against the Impugned Single Bench order.

The Senior Counsel advised The Bench that the matter pertained to Challenging an Order directing compliance of a Central Bureau of Investigation Notice.

The Chief Justice remarked, “File it, we will consider” and also further indicated that the Matter might come up for hearing on 16 March, 2022.

Justice Rajasekhar Mantha on friday had Dismissed the Plea of Anubrata Mondal after noting that he had travelled outside Bolpur on several occasions and that his Aliments as examined by the Medical Board are not that serious that would requirement Confinement to his home or a hospital, the Court had recorded.

It may be noted that the Calcutta High Court last month had directed the Central Bureau Investigation to not take any Coercive measures against Anubrata Mondal without the Leave of the Court in relation to the Ongoing Probe into the West Bengal Post Poll Violence Cases.

He had been Summoned by the Central Bureau Investigation as a Witness at the National Institute of Technology camp office in Durgapur in neighbouring Paschim Bardhaman district in connection with a Murder Case at Alambazar in Birbhum.

Which is Alleged to have a Connection with a Murder Case at Alambazar in Birbhum which is Alleged to have a Connection with the Post-Poll Violence in West Bengal.

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