One Arrested In Bhadreswar Municipality Chairman Murder Case


Chinsura: One miscreant has been arrested by police on Bhadreswar Municipality Chairman Murder case. Earlier, the chairman of a municipality in Hooghly district was shot dead by unidentified assailants when he was returning home on a motorbike, the police said. Bhadreswar Municipality Chairman Manoj Upadhyay, also a Trinamool Congress leader, was shot from point blank range late last night.

Bhadreswar Municipality Chairman Shot Dead By Miscreants

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The assailants fired at Manoj from point blank range. At least two bullets hit his chest and abdomen. Doctors declared him dead at a local sub-divisional hospital,” Piyush Pande, Commissioner of Chandernagore Police Commissionerate, said. While one person was arrested, five others were detained for interrogation in this connection, he said.

“The attackers were in a group. They stopped his motorbike and fired at him near a club on G T Road on his way back home late last night,” Pande also added.