Bar Shootout: Prime Suspect Nanty arrested by Cops


Kolkata:The prime suspect in the Haridevpur Shootout at the Hard Rocks Bar, Nanty, has been finally nabbed by the police on Sunday. Bablu Ghosh alias Nanty, had moved to Surat from Mumbai, as per the police sources. It is also reported that Nanty had moved to Surat with a sex worker from Jaynagar of Bengal. The police have said that Nanty will be produced before the court on Monday. Joint CP (Crime) have confirmed that Nanty has confessed his crime to the police. However, the arms and ammunitions have not yet been confiscated by the police.

On 8 July midnight, a brawl occurred when bouncers at the bar got into a heated argument with some unidentified people after midnight as the latter refused to pay for the bar services. The free-trippers soon left but returned later with others and opened indiscriminate firing.During the brawl, a stray bullet hit a nearby pedestrian who was declared dead on reaching hospital. Two others were injured in the incident.

Earleir, a youth in his early 20s was nabbed from Sonarpur in neighbouring South 24 Parganas district. Two others were arrested from North 24 Parganas district, police said. Around 30-35 bullets were fired and bombs hurled indiscriminately during the shootout.