Another accused in Arup Bhandari murder surrenders


Howrah:  Sandeep Tiwari a key accused in the sensational Arup Bhandari murder case has surrendered before the Howrah Court on Tuesday. Before Shubham Dubey another accused in the case had surrendered before Howrah Court.

Arup Bhandari, a youth form Salkia was returning after the immersion of of Swaraswati idol when he spotted some drunken youth’s eve teasing a few girls from the area who were a part of the immersion procession. When he protested the eve teasers beat him up mercilessly.

He was admitted to a hospital Jan 29 where he went into coma and succumbed to his injuries on Feb 2. The accused youths went absconding after the incident and one of the accused Raju was arrested by a team of Howrah Police from an adjoining state.

Out of the five accused two surrendered and one was arrested by police while other two are still absconding. The brutal murder shocked the state and highlighted the hollow condition of law and order. The