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BJP leader Roy named in TMC MLA murder case

IANS  |  Kolkata 

was named in a police complaint here on Sunday in the murder case, police said.

Biswas, a popular Dalit leader, was shot dead by unidentified assailants while he was attending a Saraswati Puja programme in the district on Saturday.

Biswas represented Krishnaganj constituency in the Assembly.

"Two accused, Kartick Mondol and Sujit Mondol, have been arrested," a said.

According to locals, there was several "load shedding during the programme" and they smelt a conspiracy behind the outages.

The TMC and the BJP have been engaged in a bitter war of words since the killing.

While the TMC has alleged a BJP hand behind it, the latter has blamed the murder on the TMC's internal feud.

--IANS

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First Published: Sun, February 10 2019. 18:28 IST
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