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Supreme Court refuses CBI probe into 2 BJP workers' death in Bengal

Advocate Gaurav Bhatia, appearing for petitioners, said that it is a serious matter as the killing of BJP workers have taken place after the panchayat polls in Purulia district

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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File photo: People injured in poll violence sit by the side of a road as a vehicle is set on fire by locals during Panchayat polls, in Nadia district of West Bengal | PtI photo

The today refused to entertain a plea seeking a CBI probe into the recent killing of two workers in of West Bengal after panchayat polls.

A vacation bench of Justices A K Goel and Ashok Bhushan asked the petitioners to approach the for the relief.

Advocate Gaurav Bhatia, appearing for petitioners, said that it is a serious matter as the killing of workers have taken place after the panchayat polls in

On May 30, 18-year-old Tirlochan Mahato, a worker from Balrampur village of was found hanging from a tree with a poster written in Bengali struck on his back, saying he was killed for canvassing for the BJP during

Another death of one Dulal Kumar, also a BJP worker, had taken place on June 2 in a similar manner in the same district.

The petition was filed by the father of Kumar, who sought a CBI probe into the killings.

First Published: Fri, June 08 2018. 15:22 IST
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