Mystery shrouds death of Ritwick Ghatak's grand-daughter

Kolkata, Dec 3: Mystery shrouds over the death of Aditi Ghatak, grand-daughter of legendary film-maker Ritwik Ghatak, in a city hospital on Sunday. Aditi was found in an unconscious state by the side of a canal at Sonarpur, on the city's outskirts, on Friday soon after she was reported missing and admitted to a hospital.

The girl, a first year student of a city college, was last seen by her friends on Friday leaving in a car with her boyfriend and two other girls from a south Kolkata locality. Late on Friday night, a half-wet Aditi was spotted by her friends lying on the edge of a canal unconscious and admitted her to a private hospital. An attempt to murder case has been registered with the police against her boyfriend by the victim's family members.

A post-mortem was being conducted on the body and the Sonarpur police station, to which the case was referred by the Tiljala police station, was investigating the death. Tiljala police station sources claimed that the car had met an accident and two girls were injured. Of them, Aditi's injury was serious to which she succumbed. State urban development minister Firhad Hakim has asked police to expedite the post-mortem of Aditi and a detailed investigation.


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