Monday, 30th October 2017

E- paper

Arrest relief for Mukul Roy extended

As per Tuesday’s interim order, Roy cannot be arrested and he cannot enter Nadia district till April 24

By The Telegraph in Calcutta
  • Published 6.03.19, 3:03 AM
  • Updated 6.03.19, 3:03 AM
  • a min read
  •  
The high court on Tuesday extended by eight weeks the time limit of its interim order that had restrained police from arresting BJP leader Mukul Roy in connection with the murder of Trinamul Krishnaganj MLA Satyajit Biswas. Shutterstock

The high court on Tuesday extended by eight weeks the time limit of its interim order that had restrained police from arresting BJP leader Mukul Roy in connection with the murder of Trinamul Krishnaganj MLA Satyajit Biswas.

As per Tuesday’s interim order issued by the division bench headed by Justice Jaymalya Bagchi, Roy cannot be arrested and he cannot enter Nadia district till April 24, the date fixed for hearing the matter again.

Biswas had been murdered on February 9. After the murder, an FIR was lodged with police, naming Roy and four others. Roy was charged with criminal conspiracy.

Apprehending arrest, Roy had moved an anticipatory bail plea before the high court on February 13.