Police working as TMC tout: Ashok Bhattacharya


Siliguri: CPI(M) leader and Mayor of Siliguri Municipal Corporation, Ashok Battacharya has alleged that Police has been working as the tout the Trinamool Congress. He alleged that he was attacked by TMC goons while he was returning from a meeting on Saturday.

He even alleged that when he called Siliguri Police Commissioner Manoj Verma over phone, he didn’t receive the call. Instead of taking action against the TMC men, the police harassed the left leaders in 31 and 32 no wards of the Corporation by visiting their homes at night on the instruction of the Trinamool Congress.

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He also alleged that Police is registering cases against the Left Front leaders when they are only attacked. He said that the strong protests will be lodged against these atrocities of the Trinamool Congress. He also said that the district left front will be approaching the court against few Police Officers. A deputation will be submitted before the Police Commissioner on Monday by the left front.

One the other hand Siliguri Police Commissioner denied receiving any calls from the Mayor and said that he can even show the call list of his phone if necessary.