Bombs, Arms Recovered From Bardhaman, 8 Arrested


Bardhaman: Eight people were arrested from Bardhaman’s Mangalkot on Monday along with 123 bombs and 4 arms.

The police recovered these bombs in 6 drums from Sheikh Ahmed’s house.3 bags full of bombs were also recovered. As per local sources, tussle has been underway between the followers of two TMC leaders Apurba Choudhury and Siddikullah Choudhury.

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On Saturday night, collision broke out between followers of both the TMC leaders. Following this, the police started a search on Sunday afternoon. Bombs were recovered from Sheikh Ahmed’s house who is an aide of Siddikullah. But Apurba Choudhury has denied the break out of factional feud between both the factions.

The police are searching minutely since Sunday evening. Bombs were also recovered from several other places in the night. A police force has been deployed in the area.