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Violence after Bengal elections: CBI arrests two people, including a minor, in connection with the man’s murder

By PTI

New Delhi: The CBI has arrested two people, including a minor, in connection with the murder of a person during the post-poll violence in West Bengal. Officials gave this information on Friday.

He said that Rajendra Sharma and a minor have been arrested in connection with the murder of Palash Mandal on June 14 in Nadia district. The agency had registered a case against 10 accused and unidentified persons for allegedly vandalizing Mandal’s house with guns, daggers, tubewell pipes and iron rods.

A CBI spokesperson said, “They allegedly ransacked the complainant’s house and dragged her husband out. One of the accused allegedly shot the complainant’s husband on the head, after which he collapsed. The victim was killed in Shaktinagar district.” He was taken to the hospital, where he was declared brought dead.” RC Joshi said.

The CBI had filed a chargesheet on September 10 against 15 accused, including Sharma.

“The arrested persons were produced in the court. It sent one accused to four days’ police custody and the other (minor) to remand home. Further investigation is on,” he said.

CBI has also filed chargesheet against three accused in a separate case related to violence.

The CBI had filed a charge sheet against SK Mizanur, SK Fatenur alias Fate and SK Imdadul Islam in a separate murder case.

In its charge sheet filed in the Haldia court, the CBI alleged that the uncle of the complainant was attacked and grievously injured.

“The victim was first admitted to Nandigram Hospital and later shifted to PG Hospital in Kolkata where the victim died,” Joshi said.

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