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Two arrested for TMC MLA's murder

IANS  |  Kolkata 

Two people were arrested on Sunday in connection with the murder of from West Bengal's district, police said.

Biswas, a popular and an MLA from Nadia's constituency, was shot dead by unidentified assailants while attending a Saraswati Puja programme in on Saturday evening.

Locals revealed that there was "constant load shedding during the programme" and they smelt a conspiracy behind the outages.

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

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 had blamed the murder on the TMC's internal feud.

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First Published: Sun, February 10 2019. 13:24 IST
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