Sunday, 21 July 2019
The Supreme Court allowed wife of former senior police officer Gaurav Dutt, Sreyashi Dutt to withdraw her plea for an independent inquiry in the death of her husband. Gaurav Dutt allegedly committed suicide and blamed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in the suicide note.A Bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justice Deepak Gupta and Justice Aniruddha Bose said that the request for withdrawal of the writ petition should be allowed.
"Petitioner (Sreyashi Dutt) appeared in person in pursuant to the order dated May 9, 2019. One of us (Justice Aniruddha Bose) has interacted with the petitioner and we are satisfied that the request for withdrawal of the writ petition should be allowed. We order accordingly," the bench said in its order.The Bench had earlier said that it wants to interact with Sreyashi to ascertain why she wants to withdraw her plea