Kolkata: Police arrested Dilip Banerjee, alias Hath Kata Dilip, on Sunday night on the charge of holding a man at gunpoint and threatening to kill him.
Dilip, who has a criminal past since the Left Front days, is now into real estate business in Lake Town, Bangur, Baguiati and DumDum, police said. He apparently threatened to gun down Trinath Das, a developer, when he was chatting with friends in Kalindi’s Triveni Apartments.
Who is Hatkata Dilip?
1. The real name is Dilip Bandyopadhyay. It is heard that during the Left rule his wrist is damaged in the bombs.
2. In the year 2012 the Calcutta High Court released Dilip. He allegedly involved in ‘Double-Murder’ case in Nayapatti. However, shortly after the release, he got involved in the murder of a security guard in Rajarhat.
3. It is known that one MLA of the ruling party hides Dilip or not.