AGARTALA, Oct 7 - Three leaders of the ruling CPI-M in Tripura have been remanded to 14 days judicial custody in a case of contempt of court.
Tapas Dutta, secretary of the party�s Belonia subdivision, Trilokesh Sinha and Babul Chandra Nath, secretariat members of subdivisional committee of CPI-M, surrendered before the court of Belonia Chief Judicial Magistrate Asit Debnath yesterday after which they were remanded to judicial custody.
District and Session Judge of Belonia, Ruhidas Paul had filed a case against them that they had allegedly humiliated him and also ransacked the court on September 2 last, the day of opposition-sponsored Bharat bandh.
Later, Chief Justice of Tripura High Court Deepak Gupta had visited the place and registered a suo-moto case of contempt of court.
The three leaders had filed a petition for anticipatory bail in the High Court which was rejected. Later, the three leaders surrendered before the CJM�s court yesterday.
However, one of the leaders, Trilokesh Sinha, fell ill in the court and was admitted to Belonia hospital. � PTI