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Calcutta HC orders court-monitored CBI probe in West Bengal's Post-Poll Violence

  • On Thursday, the High Court of Calcutta ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) investigation into the post-election violence in West Bengal, which would be overseen by the court.

  • The HC also directed the formation of Special Inquiry Teams (SIT) for the investigation, which will include senior officers from the West Bengal cadre.

  • The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) team investigating alleged post-election violence in West Bengal delivered its final report to the Calcutta High Court on July 15.