Suvendu Close TMC Leader Found Dead In Hooghly


Kanthi: Ritesh Roy, Trinamool leader of Kanthi in East Medinipur who was missing from February 7 midnight, has found dead in Dadpur of Hooghly district on Sunday night.

The family alleged that, they could not contact Roy after 9:30 pm on Februar 7. On that day, Dadapur police recovered the body from the highway side. All the police stations have been informed along with a photo copy as no valid identity proof were found with him. The search operation continued after sending the body to the mourge.

After informing Marishda police, they contacted the family. His son came and recognised his father with scars on his neck and head. Preliminarily, police has tagged the incident as murder though an investigation has been initiated following growth of the story.

The escalating tension in Bengal politics has been triggered and added another angle after the death of TMC MLA Satyajit Biswas in Nadia. Back to back death of TMC leaders have highlighted the violence involving politics and factional feud in the party.