Jul 15

Contempt Notice Against Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

In India‚ the Kolkatta High Court has issued a contempt of court notice to Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and four others in a case involving inhuman behavior with a ten-year old girl student.indian prime minister

The Division Bench of the Court took this action against the Prime Minister being the Chancellor of Visva Bharati University.

According to the details of the case the ten-year old student Punita Singh was forced to drink her own urine as a punishment for bed-wetting.

The Bench observed that the University had violated the courts earlier directive where it had banned all forms of corporal punishments.