Bankura: Sukanta Daw, alias Gopi, the personal assistant of MP Soumitra Khan, was arrested for keeping weapons illegally on Wednesday. He was produced at the Bishnupur sub-divisional court. Sukanta was taken to court and brought out under tight security and his face covered by black cloth.
Gopi’s wife, Tiya Daw has claimed that her husband is innocent. She said that she wanted that her husband returns home in good health. She claimed that her husband received a call from SDPO and went to see him. Then after having tea, he was detained. She also alleged that none of her family was allowed to meet Gopi.
Gopi’s lawyer Somnath Roy Chowdhury said that he got to know from his family that the allegations are not true. He also claimed that MP Soumitra Khan called him from Delhi and said that since Gopi is his personal assistant, hence this was politically motivated.