6 DECEMBER 2006, HINDUSTAN TIMES, PATNA
Four days after brutal murder of Prof Papiya Ghosh, a noted historian and Teacher of Patna University, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday sought information about the progress of investigation into the case from Director General of Police (DGP) AR Sinha.
The Chief Minister called the DGP at 1, Anne Marg and sought detailed information about the police investigation. Sinha reportedly informed the Chief Minister that the police case and the criminals would be brought to book in a couple of days.
Home Secretary Afzal Ammunullah confirmed that the DGP had gone to 1, Anne Marg to brief the Chief Minister about the development in the Papiya Ghosh killing case.
On the very first day when the CM got information about the incident, he had directed to police to solve the case. The Home Secretary said that police investigation gave hints of the involvement of some close acquaintances of the deceased teacher. He said that Papiya’s sister Tuktuk Ghosh an IAS officer of West Bengal cadre and her husband met him on Wednesday. “I assured them that the case will be brought to its logical conclusion,” he added. According to highly placed sources, the CM has set a three-day deadline for the State Police Chief to solve the case or face the music.