Retired WBCS officer accused of beating up wife, daughter
Kolkata: A retired WBCS officer has been accused of beating up his wife and daughter. The accused's daughter has lodged a complaint at the local police station and the accused has been absconding since then.
It has been alleged that Subhas Chandra Saha a retired deputy Magistrate of Cooch Behar used to torture his family members for a long time.
He had been living with his wife, a son and a daughter at his residence in Rajarhat's Narayanpur area. The family members have alleged that they had been subjected to both physical and mental torture by the accused.
Saha resided at 'Vidyakut', a residential apartment at Narayanpur since his retirement from service. It was alleged that the accused used to beat up his wife. Few days ago, the accused's wife had received severe injuries on her hands. The accused's daughter who often protested against his father's unruly behavior had also not been spared.
The daughter who is an IT employee and also a part-time model had been beaten up badly on Wednesday when she stopped her father for beating up her mother.
It was also learnt from the local sources that there was a quarrel between the father and the daughter as the former did not approve of her modelling career.
The victim girl received several injuries on her body and later uploaded the pictures of her injuries on the social networking site.
The accused used to threaten his family members that no action would be taken against him as he had been a bureaucrat. The victim girl gathered enough courage to lodge a complaint at the NSCBI police station on Wednesday. Saha has been absconding since the incident had taken place.
The family members have alleged that Saha has been trying to influence the police. Some of his relatives were also mounting pressure on them to withdraw the compliant. The family members said that the torture had gone to such an extent that became unbearable. They also said that they would take the matter to the highest possible forum.
A senior police officer of the Bidhannagar Commissionarate said that a probe has been initiated on the basis of the complaint lodged by the family members of the retired WBCS officer.