Tamluk: West Bengal police on Monday arrested the main accused in East Midnapore cop murder case. Following a tip off police raided a house in South 24 Parganas Sonarpur area and arrested Karna Bera. He will be produced before the Haldia court on Tuesday.
Constable Nabakumar Hait was allegedly shot dead by Karna and his gang while he was on a routine patrol along with another constable and an ASI from Mahishadal police station.
Bera’s arrest came on the basis of information provided by another accused Sheikh Rahim during interrogation. Rahim arrested earlier has been remanded to 14 days of police custody.