03 - 06 - 2020

Bank Manager murder : All four accused gets bail

Agartala December 06 ,2019 : All four accused in the sensational murder of the bank manager  Budhisatya Das  got bail from a local court even after submission of charge-sheet within record time of 90 days.

On November 3rd, the additional district and session court (West Tripura) bailed three accused Sumit Chowdhury, Sumit Banik and former police inspector Sukanta Biswas and on next day (November 4th), another prime accused Omar Sharif alias Sohaib also got the bail.

After the unexpected bail orders, the prosecution team will file a review petition challenging the bails for all four accused persons before High Court of Tripura, which was  ordered by additional district and session judge Govinda Das.

Giving details of the sudden acceptance of bail petition by the court, public prosecutor Biswajit Deb said that earlier, the investigating officer (IO) Suman Ulla Kazi submitted the charge-sheet with all scientific evidences in a record time under section 302,326, 341 and 34 of IPC against for arrested accused persons involved with the murder of bank manager Budhisatya Das on August 3 midnight after a boozing party in a city road.

Police also appealed for custodial trail to all four accused as all accused are from influential background and they can destroy the evidences or can pose a threat for all witnesses. Subsequently, the court also accepted the custodial trail prayer.

Deb said that on November 3rd court will framed the charges, but on the same day the IO had informed the court that the investigation team has seized a vehicle and collect some document based  evidences related to the case. Seeing fresh investigation process after submission of final charge-sheet, the court granted bail for all accused.

As per rules of law, after final submission of charge-sheet, fresh investigation appeal by IO always create creates doubts over the investigation and court on that principal had granted bail for all four accused persons.