Police said that two FIRs have been registered, out of which one has been registered for murder of Deputy Pardhan and the other for assault on houses.
Police said the incident was not politically motivated and was the result of a fight between two rival groups. However, the incident was heard in the capital New Delhi and Kolkata and the Union Home Ministry sought a report from the state government. Has done
Governor Jagdeep Dhankar has summoned the chief secretary and the state government has formed a special investigation team to probe the incident.
Police say Pardhan Bhado Sheikh, a 38-year-old deputy leader of the ruling Trinamool Congress, was standing near the Bugtoi crossing in Bhirbham on Monday when four men on a motorbike hurled an improvised explosive device at him and drove off. He died on the way.
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Seven of the eight bodies found at the home have not yet been identified, but police say the dead included women and children. Among the dead was Meena Bibi, wife of accused Fatikh Sheikh, who succumbed to her injuries at the hospital.
“After my brother’s murder, hundreds of people from five villages gathered here and expressed their grief and anger. However, we do not know who set the houses on fire,” said Jahangir, younger brother of Bhado Sheikh.
Villagers and the victim’s family have accused Sona Sheikh and Fatikh Sheikh of murder, and Bhado’s 85-year-old father said that a year ago, Sona Sheikh and Chanu Sheikh also killed my eldest son Babar Sheikh, but police Was not arrested, they were arrested a few months later and released on bail.
Minister for Transport and Mayor of Kolkata Farhad Hakeem termed the incident as a conspiracy and said that those who have hatched this conspiracy to tarnish the image of Bengal will not be forgiven.
He said the government had ordered a high-level inquiry and all those involved in the incident would be arrested.
Police have arrested 23 people, including a panchayat leader of the ruling Trinamool Congress, on charges of involvement in the incident.
One of them has been arrested for bombing a Bhadoo man while 22 others have been arrested for arson.
West Bengal Police Director General Manoj Malviya said the incident was the result of animosity between the two groups and there was no element of political animosity.