Submit-poll violence: CBI summons 9 TMC members

The CBI on Saturday summoned 9 TMC members, together with get together chief Abu Taher, in reference to a case of post-poll violence in Nandigram.

They had been requested by the central investigating company to look at its non permanent workplace in Haldia in reference to the case. Taher, nevertheless, evaded the summons.

After the announcement of the Meeting ballot outcomes on Might 3 final yr, assaults had been allegedly orchestrated in a number of locations at Nandigram. In a single such assault within the Chillogram space of Nandigram, a BJP employee named Debabrata Maiti was critically injured. He was underneath remedy at a Kolkata hospital however succumbed to his accidents on Might 13.

The CBI, which was directed by the Calcutta Excessive Court docket to take up post-poll violence circumstances, began a probe into this explicit incident of violence.

Quizzed on his evading CBI summons, Taher mentioned, “The CBI has arrested a number of TMC employees. They had been summoned within the title of investigation. The CBI opposed their bail pleas, saying that they’re influential folks and would possibly affect the probe. Now, they’re planning on doing the identical with the (TMC) leaders in Nandigram. Suvendu Adhikari had earlier claimed that he had compiled an inventory of 100 names. The CBI began sending summons ever since he made that declare.”

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