2 Arrested In TMC MLA Murder Case


Krishnanagar: The CID officials have already reached Krishnanagar to investigate into the MLA murder case. The forensic team is also on the way. The weapon which has been recovered will be sent for ballistic examination.

According to the police, two accused have been arrested. They are Sujit Mandal and Kartick Mandal. After last night’s incident, they were detained and investigation started. Due to their suspicious answers, they were arrested. Another accused Avijit Pundari is still at large.

According to the locals, accused Sujit Mandal was a BJP worker. But the other accused Kartick Mandal was a labourer of a ganjee factory. His family has alleged that he was not involved with any political party. The local TMC workers vandalised accused Avijit’s house.

The Hanskhali OC Anindya Basu has been suspended over negligence of work. The deceased TMC MLA’s bodyguard Prabhas Mandal was on holiday. Later on, district president Gaurishankar Dutta said that Satyajit himself gave him holiday before attending the programme. Investigation has been assured against the body guard.

Reporting: Nibedita Dey