By: Specific Information Service | Kolkata |
Up to date: July 16, 2020 5:41:24 am
Debendra Nath Roy
West Bengal CID on Wednesday arrested one individual in reference to the dying of Bengal MLA Debendra Nath Roy who was discovered hanging close to his residence in North Dinajpur district on Monday. Nilay Sinha was produced at a Raiganj court docket, which despatched him to 10-day police custody.
In the meantime, BJP employees protested exterior police stations throughout the state Wednesday, demanding a CBI inquiry into the dying.
In keeping with a state authorities official, Sinha was named within the purported suicide word that was recovered from the shirt pocket of the 55-year-old Hemtabad MLA. The native police had picked him up from English Bazar space of Malda on Tuesday. Later, he was handed over to the CID, which formally arrested him Wednesday.
The CID is on a lookout for Mahbud Ali, one other one that was named within the suicide word.
A police officer mentioned, “We’ve began questioning Sinha. Quickly, we can observe down the opposite individual.”
Roy had received the 2016 state Meeting polls from Hemtabad on a CPM ticket, however joined the BJP quickly after the Lok Sabha elections in 2019. After his dying, his members of the family and BJP leaders alleged that it was a “cold-blooded homicide by the TMC”.
Nonetheless, the ruling social gathering denied the cost and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee mentioned it was suspected to be a case of suicide.
State BJP president Dilip Ghosh alleged that political violence and murders had been on the rise below the TMC rule.
“If our leaders are killed, then it’s termed as suicide. If their leaders are killed in infighting, then BJP employees are accused of homicide. This has grow to be the brand new regular in West Bengal below the TMC rule. We’re democratically combating to carry a couple of change and it’ll culminate within the 2021 Meeting polls within the state,” mentioned Ghosh.
On Wednesday, BJP employees protested exterior police stations in Kolkata, Bidhannagar and different components of the state, and the BJP leaders submitted memorandums to the officers-in-charge demanding a CBI inquiry into Roy’s dying.
BJP MP Soumitra Khan went to the Kolkata police headquarters to submit a memorandum to the commissioner. As the primary gates had been closed, Khan handed it over to an officer posted there.
BJP chief Sayantan Basu took out a protest rally earlier than the Bidhannagar police commissionerate. State social gathering vice-president Pleasure Prakash Majumdar and Sabyasachi Dutta, a former TMC mayor of Bidhannagar who had joined the BJP final 12 months, additionally took half in it.
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