Tripura govt moves apex court on two-year-old triple murder case

Agartala: Tripura government has filed a special leave petition (SLP) in Supreme Court challenging the decision of high court of Tripura last year acquitting the prime accused of triple murder case two-years ago in a vernacular daily.
Police had arrested Editor-Proprietor of local daily ‘Dainik Ganadoot’ Sushil Choudhury in the sensational triple murder case in his office cum residence and lower court sentenced him for life imprisonment after custodial trial.
However, the high court acquitted him in the appeal petition.
The state government had to move Supreme Court against the high court decision and the apex court admitted the case last week.
As many as three employees of ‘Dainik Ganadoot’ , the daily esteem, Manager Ranjit Chowdhury, driver Balaram Ghosh and proof-reader Sujit Bhattacharjee had been brutally murdered in the residence of proprietor-owner Sushil Chowdhury. The daily esteem owner is now in a custody.
The residence is attached to his office on the ground floor.
After initial investigation police had arrested slain driver Balaram Ghosh’s wife Niyoti Ghosh and subsequently, proprietor Sushil Chowdhury as the mastermind of the triple murder.
In the trial in district and sessions court Niyoti Ghosh had turned approver and given valuable evidence which led to Sushil Chowdhury being sentenced to rigorous imprisonment till the last day of his life for the murder. (UNI)

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