New Delhi: Jailed CPI(M) leader, Sushanto Ghosh, was released from the Alipore Central Jail, Kolkata, on Tuesday. He was jailed in August last year after 7 skeletons were recovered from near his ancestral house in West Midnapore. CPI(M) party cadres gathered in large numbers to welcome Ghosh and garlanded him with flowers and chanted slogans once he was out.
The Supreme Court granted Ghosh interim bail last week.
He has been in custody since August 11 last year after his arrest by the state CID for his alleged complicity in the murder of Ajay Acharya, whose son filed an FIR following discovery of his skeleton from a pit.
Seven skeletons were dug out from a pit in a field near Ghosh's ancestral house at Benachapra in West Medinipur district. DNA tests proved that one of the skeletons was that of Acharya. In the FIR, Shyamal Acharya named Ghosh as one of the key accused....more
03:25 PM, Feb 07, 2012
Midnapore: Former CPI (M) minister Sushanta Ghosh, arrested in connection with the skeleton recovery case, got no relief from a local court on Monday which rejected his bail plea and extended his judicial custody by 14 days. Chief Judicial Magistrate Manoj Rai rejected his bail prayer along with six others accused in the case. Another accused Baidyanath Santra, arrested on September 1 from Piyasala village, recorded his statement in the...
05:20 PM, Sep 05, 2011