GOPAL SARKAR Vs. STATE OF WEST BENGAL
HIGH COURT OF CALCUTTA
STATE OF WEST BENGAL
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SABYASACHI BHATTACHARYYA, J. -
(1.) The petitioner was convicted to life imprisonment for offences under Sections 366/384/302/201 of the Indian Penal Code by the Judgment
and Order dated December 14, 1991 of the Sessions Judge, Third Bench,
City Sessions Court, Calcutta. Thereafter, the petitioner preferred an
appeal against such judgment and was released from the Alipore Central
Correctional Home on February 28, 1998, pursuant to an order passed
by this court. On September 10, 2006, the petitioner was again sent to
the Presidency Correctional Home and re-committed on November 6,
2006. Thereafter, the petitioner was committed to the Dum Dum Central Correctional Home on May 29, 2008. The appeal of the petitioner was
ultimately dismissed and the conviction affirmed.
(2.) After incarceration of over 14 years, the petitioner filed a criminal revision, bearing C.R.R. No. 1545 of 2012, wherein the then
Superintendent of the Dum Dum Central Correctional Home affirmed an
affidavit and intimated the court that a proposal had been sent to the
Review Committee on June 28, 2012, through the IG Correctional
Services for premature release of the petitioner, who had undergone
actual imprisonment for more than 14 years.
(3.) The revisional application was disposed of on August 16, 2012, upon a co-ordinate Bench observing that such disposal was in terms of the
statement made by counsel for the State that the petitioner's case shall
be taken up by the Review Committee on its next meeting and the
decision would be conveyed to the petitioner. Liberty was given to the
petitioner to challenge the order of the Review Committee.;
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