MR. CURRIE, MAGISTRATE OF HOWRAH.
HC Deb 15 May 1890 vol 344 c934
MR. BRADLAUGH I beg to ask the Under Secretary of State for India whether the Secretary of State is aware that complaint has been made against Mr. Carrie, Magistrate of Howrah, of assault and use of abusive language to native gentlemen within the precincts of the Court, on the 6th of August last; whether the Lieutenant Governor of Bengal thereupon ordered an inquiry to be made by Mr. Clay, officiating Commissioner of Burdwan; whether Mr. Clay made such inquiry; whether it was of a public or private character; and whether the gentleman who made the complaint was examined; whether Mr. Clay has submitted a Report; and whether the Bengal Government have communicated such Report to the Secretary of State; and, if not, whether the Secretary of State will call for a copy of Mr. Clay’s Report, or, if already received, will he lay it upon the Table of the House?
THE UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE FOR INDIA (Sir J. GORST,) Chatham The Secretary of State has no information as to the facts stated in the question. If the hon. Member can furnish any sufficient ground for the statements the Secretary of State will inquire from the Government of India as to their truth.
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