Birbhum Block President Murder: Police Arrests 4


Suri: The police have arrested four in the Birbhum’s Khayrasol’s TMC block president Dipak Ghosh’s death.

The arrested four were produced in the Dubrajpur court on Wednesday. One of the accused has been given 7-days police custody. The remaining 4 were given 7-days jail custody. According to sources, one among the 4 accused is a BJP supporter.

According to the police, the arrested BJP supporter’s name is Chinmoy Das. The remaining are Madhu Bauri, Sheikh Bhasan, Sheikh Tiger.

A group of miscreants fired at Khayrashol’s TMC block president Dipak Ghosh while he was returning home from work on Sunday. He was admitted to the hospital in a critical condition. The miscreants on bike fired at him from a close distance, as per accusations. Apart from gunshot wounds, wounds as a result of attack by sharp weapons were also found in his body.

The TMC leader’s condition worsened since the time he was rushed to the hospital. An operation could also not save him. Unfortunately he passed away on Monday at Durgapur hospital.

Dipak’s body was brought to his Khayrashol’s house in the evening. Birbhum’s TMC district president Anubrata Mondal said that Dipak used to do a good job and hence a conspiracy was hatched to kill him. Before this, in the past too, fires were shot at him. This time, five bullets were fired at him. He accused he BJP for being behind this. He warned saying that the police will do their own work but the party will not leave anyone.

Birbhum’s police super Kunal Agarwal said that seven have been detained by the Birbhum police over the Dipak Ghosh murder incident. The incident is being investigated. Already security has been beefed up at the Jharkhand border’s Naka checking point.