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Tripura HC PP resigns for not opposing bail plea

Press Trust of India  |  Agartala 

A public prosecutor of High has resigned after his role was criticized in the for allegedly not opposing bail plea of 12 persons convicted in a lower

"I have tendered my resignation to the as my role as Public Prosecutor was criticized in the Assembly yesterday," Avijit Ghosh told reporters here today.

Opposition political parties demanded action against him as he did not oppose the bail of 12 persons in the High All the 12 were convicted by a lower for murdering a legislator 34 years ago.

The Minister Tapan Chakraborty informed the Assembly yesterday that the Public Prosecutor had tendered his resignation.

A district sentenced 12 persons, stated to be the members of ruling CPI-M, to life imprisonment in April last year for murdering a Parimal Saha and his friend Jitendra Saha on April 7, 1983.

All the 12 convicts submitted a bail in the high Court, but the rejected the

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First Published: Thu, March 16 2017. 16:48 IST