Featured Image: A file photo of De’s 3 Robinson Street house in central Kolkata.
Kolkata, 10 September: Partha De of Kolkata’s house of horror on 3 Robinson Street can cremate the last remains of his elder sister Debjani De, the City Sessions Court in Kolkata ruled on Thursday.
The court order comes after the Shakespeare Sarani police station in the city moved the court recently saying that Partha wants to cremate the skeleton of his sister.
Granting permission for this today, the chief judicial magistrate of the City Sessions Court also asked the police to submit a report by 22 September on how and where Debjani’s last remains have been cremated. The skeleton of Debjani is now kept at the morgue of SSKM Hospital in the city.
Partha De (44) who is lodged at the Pavlov Hospital for the mentally ill in Kolkata ever since the police on 10 June this year found him living with the skeleton of his unmarried elder sister Debjani De (46) after about six months of her death due to fasting. The carcasses of their two pet dogs were also found in Partha’s room.
A day before this revelation, Partha’s father Aurobindo De (70) had died after setting himself on fire in their house on the second floor of a four-storey building at 3 Robinson Street in central Kolkata. Partha’s mother had died of cancer in 2005.