Kolkata: Police on Friday arrested Gopal Tiwari, the key accused in the Girish Park shooting on April 18 during the municipal election in the city. Sub-Inspector Jagannath Mondal was shot by the goons on the day. Mondal survived the shooting. A huge cache of arms and ammunition was also seized from his residence.
Tiwari believed to be one among the close circle of the ruling Trinamool government had also been named earlier. Police have so far arrested four more suspects in the case. Many accused the police of harbouring Gopal.