Three males have been arrested in the Halishahar space of West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district on Sunday morning in reference to the homicide of a neighborhood Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) employee on Saturday, police stated.
The deceased, Saikat Bhawal, was president of the BJP’s native polling sales space-stage committee. He and three different BJP employees have been attacked by a few dozen motorbike-borne males round 5 pm on Saturday.
The BJP employees have been visiting voters for occasion’s outreach programme when the assault passed off in the Barendragali space of Halishahar.
Bhawal was allegedly overwhelmed up with the wood deal with of a shovel. He and three others have been rushed to the J N Memorial Hospital at Kalyani in adjoining Nadia district. Bhawal died on the hospital. The FIR was registered at Bijpur police station.
(*3*) an officer of the Bijpur police station stated on situation of anonymity as he’s not authorised to temporary the media.
“The three arrested men faced criminal charges in the past,” the officer added.
Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh accused the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) of focusing on his occasion’s leaders and employees and finishing up effectively-deliberate assaults. “This has become the TMC’s policy in the run-up to the Assembly polls,” Ghosh stated.
Partha Bhowmik, TMC legislator from Naihati, stated his occasion was in no way concerned in the assault. “The violence was the outcome of an internal feud between two local groups. This has no link with politics. The police are taking action,” stated Bhowmik.
Although the agitation began peacefully, the BJP employees acquired right into a struggling with policemen round midday. They broke via barricades and surrounded the Bijpur police station compound.
“This agitation is to demand for a neutral investigation. What you are witnessing is the anger of BJP workers,” stated Subhrangshu Roy, the native BJP legislator and son of nationwide vice-president Mukul Roy.