In Delhi a court has ordered Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar to file his compliance report on an another court’s order to probe afresh into the death of a doctor whose body was found in an ambulance parked inside the nursing home of another doctor.
Police had been ordered earlier by District Judge R K Gauba to probe afresh the death of private practitioner’s Akchad Biswas, whose body was found in the ambulance inside main accused Dr Ajit Gupta’s nursing home premises at Malviya Nagar on the intervening night of January 27-28, 2006.
The court had directed re-investigation on the plea of victim’s wife, who said it was a case of murder and not death due to negligence as concluded by the police. Gupta and four others were then left off for lack of evidence.
Metropolitan Magistrate Chetna Singh, to whom the case was sent by Judge Gauba to examine lapses of police probe, asked the police chief to submit the compliance report on the district judge’s order and also issued notices to Gupta and his four employees.
According to the court, “File taken up as per the order dated November 26, 2012 passed by the revisionist court. As per the order, further investigation has been ordered. Let compliance report be called from the office of the Commissioner of Police.”
It also said, “Notice be issued upon remaining accused persons through the SHO. Court notice be also issued to the complainant for the next date of hearing on February 26, 2013.”
Seeking prosecution of Gupta and his four employees, the victim’s wife had told the court in her plea that Gupta had invited Biswas for the annual party but two days later he informed her about his death.
Earlier, Judge Gauba had directed the police chief to take departmental action against all the erring officers connected with the case.