Kanthi: Minister Suvendu Adhikari informed about the disappearance of Ritesh Rai, the Trinamool leader of Durmuth Panchayat of Chadberia in East Midnapore. On Monday morning, Ritesh Rai’s body was recovered. Minister of Transport and Environment Suvendu Adhikari paid last respect to the leader in the afternoon.
In reply to the queries of the journalists, the minister made it clear that BJP was involved in the incident. On Jan 29, BJP supporters were vandalized Chandbariya grassroots office after the meeting of Amit Shah in Kanthi. That is why he claimed that his name was on the BJP’s hit list.
Minister Suvendu Adhikari also complained at the same day. Said, “The incident of Ritesh will also be preached in the Nandigram way before the vote. The old CPM is now BJP. It’s their job. A person named Souvik Chakraborti has already emerged in this incident. It will be clear if the person is caught. “
Police sources said that on February 8, a person’s body was found in Talchini area of Hooghly. On Sunday night, the Dadpur police station sent pictures of the dead body to the Marishada Police Station. Police called Ritesh’s family. Ritesh’s wife Mahua Roy identified the body.
On Monday evening, the body was brought from Chinsura Hospital after post mortem.Kanishka Panda, Secretary of East Midnapore District Trinamool, said, “The entire incident has been done by the BJP. The killers will be caught in the appropriate investigation of this incident.”
On the other hand, District BJP organizing president Tapan Maiti denied full allegations. He said, “The whole incident happened only because of the Trinamool group’s feud.”