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3 HCL employees ask court to grant death

Hindustan Times | ByManish Gupta, Ranchi
Feb 14, 2011 11:26 PM IST

Not paid for the past eight and a half years, three employees of a school run by central public sector company, Hindustan Copper Ltd on Monday sought the Jharkhand High Court’s consent to kill themselves and immolate their families.

Not paid for the past eight and a half years, three employees of a school run by central public sector company, Hindustan Copper Ltd on Monday sought the Jharkhand High Court’s consent to kill themselves and immolate their families.

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In a request to the Jharkhand High Court chief justice, the three employees pleaded for either an early settlement of their cases or death permission.

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Krit Narayan Choudhury, Yogendra Pratap Singh and Khagendra Nath Sao teach at a school run by Indian Copper Corp, part of HCL. They are based in Jamshdepur and work at Ghatsila.

In their letter to the chief justice, a copy of which has been sent to the Chief Justice of India, they said their cases were last heard on September 21, 2007. “The next hearing was scheduled for September 28, 2007, in the court of justice NN Tiwary but unfortunately the final hearing could never take place,” it said.

The petitioners said their cases were not taken up in the past four years and life was becoming unbearable for their families. Their daughters are unmarried, schools threw out their wards for not paying fees and medical treatment was becoming unaffordable.

Earlier, the High Court had ordered the status quo in the case.

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