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.
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.