Dumdum Park Shootout: Police Starts Raid In Odisha


Kolkata: Suspecting a supari-killer connection in Dumdum Park shootout, five persons delegation team of Lake Town police is in Odisha in search of the missing culprits Babu Nayek. His elder brother Rajesh Nayek is under lens.

Police is suspecting the incident as an outcome of rage over extortion worth five lakh rupees. A cse has been filed in IPC 307 Act and other organised crime. Babu Nayek has been alleged to be the culprit behind the shootouut in broad daylight. Police suddenly raided in his house where he stays with his relatives. But he was not there at that time. Police is suspecting that he may moved towards Odisha.

The elder brother of Babu Nayek, Rajesh was in jail with set of allegation. Babu Nayek has got released few days back. Rajesh Nayek still in Dumdum Central Jail. Total fourteen cases are running against Rajesh. It has been reported several time that he is controlling illegal works sitting inside the jail.

The shooting is suspected to be the outcome of a syndicate clash which has become rampant in the city and across the state. Trinamool Congress MLA of Bidhannagar Sujit Bose alleged that the attackers: Babu Nayek, Gendu and Rajesh who were backed by the CPI(M) earlier have switched their allegiance to the BJP. He also accused BJP leader Pijush Kanoria of patronising them.

Mr Bose claimed, “Since our government came to power, we did not entertain them. We ensured their arrest. They were caught by the police in Odisha. But BJP leaders helped Babu to get bail few days ago. When Pijush came here, he was present with his followers in motorcycles. I told the police then that Pijush has been accused of cheating a bank of Rs 7 crores. All the hoardings on VIP Roads are sponsored by Pijush.”

Panchu Roy, chairman of South Dum Dum Municipality, said, “It’s nothing new. There is a lot of construction going on here, lot of investment coming in. If you think such things won’t happen, then you are living in a utopia.”