Bengal govt files appeal against second autopsy order on body of 'BJP worker'

Updated: few hours ago

Kolkata, Oct 21 (PTI) The West Bengal government on Wednesday filed an appeal before a division bench of the Calcutta High Court challenging a single bench judgement ordering a second post mortem examination on the body of a man who died in judicial custody "due to torture", as alleged by his brother.

The single bench of Justice Rajasekhar Mantha on Tuesday ordered the second autopsy on the body of Madan Ghorai alias Kalipada, who the BJP claimed to be its active worker, on the prayer by his brother alleging that he was tortured in custody in Purba Medinipur district.