Kolkata: A special investigation team (SIT) has been set up to probe into the murder of Trinamool Congress worker Sheikh Dildar.
Four BJP workers were arrested on Wednesday in connection with the incident. Police had conducted a raid at Koridha in Suri after receiving a tip off and arrested Sheikh Safiul, Gautam Kora, Bablu Sheikh and Asit Sarkar.
The SIT will take necessary steps so that the probe can be expedited and they would get to know about others involved in the incident. Police is also looking into the matter that a group of miscreants from Jharkhand was brought in to create trouble and it is learnt that a team of policemen will be visiting Jharkhand to get hold of the miscreants.
Sheikh Dildar was shot dead in Suri in Birbhum on Monday over a fallout during the filing of nomination of the Panchayat polls.
The new IO of the case is the inspector-in-charge Debashis Panda. Earlier, sub-inspect, Soumo Dutta, was the IO of the case. There are senior officers of Birbhum District Police and Suri police station in the SIT.