Nine judicial officers on Sunday were elevated as additional judges of the Calcutta High Court, stated the law ministry.
According to a notification issued by the Department of Justice in the law ministry, the nine new additional judges have been appointed for a period of two years.
Usually, additional judges are appointed for two years and then elevated as permanent judges.
Those appointed are Biswaroop Chowdhury, Partha Sarathi Sen, Prasenjit Biswas, Uday Kumar, Ajay Kumar Gupta, Supratim Bhattacharya, Partha Sarathi Chatterjee, Apurba Sinha Ray and Md Shabbar Rashidi, in the order of seniority.
Blackmail to repay ‘loan’
A woman has lodged a complaint with Haridevpur police station alleging that she was being blackmailed by fraudsters who wants to repay a loan that she did not take. Police said the woman had accidentally clicked on a link that was sent to her phone after which she started receiving phone calls demanding her to repay a loan which she claims to have not taken.