Kolkata, Jun 18 (ILNS) The Calcutta High Court has directed the Officer-in-charge of Bankura Sadar Police Station to physically escort out the son and daughter-in-law from the house of a 77-year-old man, who was feeling uncomfortable and not safe in their company.
The Single-Judge Bench of Justice Rajasekhar Mantha passed the order, while considering the fact that the petitioner was a senior citizen and entitled under Article 21 of the Constitution to live in peace in his own house.
The Counsel for petitioner Ali Burhan submitted that he was residing in his own property at School Danga, Post Office and Police Station and District Bankura.
He said that private respondent no.4 is the son of the petitioner and respondent no.5 is the daughter-in-law. The lawyer stated that his client was not comfortable and did not feel safe as long as the private respondents nos.4 and 5 were living with him.
The Counsel for the state informed the Court that police have registered an FIR against the son and daughter-in-law of the petitioner and investigation was going on. It was further informed by the Counsel that the Officer-in-charge, Bankura Sadar Police Station has assured all help to the petitioner, in case of need.
The Officer-in-charge, Bankura Sadar Police Station shall also ensure that the respondent nos.4 and 5 do not enter the premises without the written permission of the writ petitioner. A personnel of the police station shall be posted outside the house of the petitioner until the next date, ordered the Court. ILNS/