The police in Bengal’s Birbhum district has arrested two extra individuals for his or her alleged involvement within the homicide of a TMC panchayat official, taking the full variety of folks nabbed within the case thus far to 6, a senior officer mentioned on Thursday. Within the aftermath of panchayat deputy chief Bhadu Sheikh’s homicide final week, violence had damaged out in Bogtui village of the district, with miscreants attacking homes and setting them on hearth, killing at the very least 9 folks, together with youngsters.
The 2 accused have been picked up from Nalhati and Margram, the place the duo had been hiding since March 21 when the TMC chief was killed, the police officer mentioned. No less than 10 FIRs underneath numerous sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) have been filed in reference to Sheikh’s homicide. The Bogtui bloodbath that adopted is being investigated by the CBI.
A group of CBI officers visited Margram in the course of the day looking for Sheikh’s two brothers, an official of the probe company mentioned. In addition they visited a CCTV-fitted home in Bogtui village, deserted by its inhabitants after the bloodbath, looking for a tough disk that apparently had footages from the cameras.
Based on the official, the arduous disk was “lacking” at the same time as different belongings have been intact. The home had been “sealed” to forestall any additional tampering of proof, he mentioned.
Later within the day, the group stopped by Rampurhat Medical Faculty and Hospital and picked up CCTV footages from there to seek out out who all had visited the medical institution after the charred our bodies of the victims and 5 different injured have been taken there, the CBI official mentioned. CBI sleuths additionally grilled a senior officer of Nalhati Police Station and two different officers of Rampurhat Police Station in reference to their probe.
No arrest has been made by the company so far.