Rediff India Abroad
 Rediff India Abroad Home  |  All the sections


The Web

India Abroad

Sign up today!

Article Tools
Email this article
Top emailed links
Print this article
Contact the editors
Discuss this article
Home > News > PTI

Jyotirmoyee Sikdar's husband arrested

August 16, 2004 14:15 IST

Asian Games gold medallist and Communist Party of India (Marxist) MP Jyotirmoyee Sikdar's husband, Avtar Singh, wasarrested on Sunday from a hotel in Salt Lake in Kolkata for allegedly running a sex racket, police said.

Inspector General of Police(law and order) Chayan Mukherjee said the police raided the Merilyn Park Hotel, owned by Singh, in Sector 5 in Salt Lake and arrested four women and four men.

Singh and the hotel manager were also arrested.

All six will be produced at the Barrackpore court later in the day.

More reports from West Bengal
© Copyright 2005 PTI. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PTI content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent.
Share your comments

 What do you think about the story?

Read what others have to say:

Number of User Comments: 8

Sub: sex scandle

If u see overall who are the one who are involved in most of the scandles. It is not strange in India, bec all knows ...

Posted by ranu gaonkar

Sub: sex racket

Though he is an influential man,but law should be same for all and he should be punished,if found guilty.


Sub: Jyotirmayee's husband arrested

If Police have arrested four women and four men and also Mr. Singh and hotel manager, then in all ten people have been arrested. Since ...

Posted by Sharad Korde, Thane

Sub: Sikdar's case

This issue is going to be put under cover soon. No cases in West Bengal will stand upto the mark as long as the Left ...

Posted by KAUSHIK

Sub: This scam will b shaded by politicians

We r the independent people of an independent country, rather democratic people residing in a democratic country! But a little doubt is that r we ...

Posted by Arijit



Copyright 2005 India Limited. All Rights Reserved.