Kolkata: An area BJP chief in West Bengal was shot useless on Sunday by two bike-borne assailants close to Titagarh in North 24 Parganas district, police mentioned.
The duo opened hearth at Manish Sukla, a neighborhood councillor, on B T Street within the night, following which he was taken to a non-public hospital, the place he was declared introduced useless, they mentioned.
The BJP management blamed the Trinamool Congress for the incident, however the ruling celebration has rubbished the accusation.
“It is shameful that the TMC has now started politics of annihilation of political opponents. We don’t have any faith in local police as this happened in front of the police station. We want a CBI inquiry,” BJP nationwide normal secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya mentioned.
BJP MP Arjun Singh additionally held the TMC chargeable for Shukla’s “killing” and claimed that pictures had been fired at him from a carbine.
Shukla, who converted to the saffron celebration final 12 months, was thought of to be near Singh.
Senior TMC chief Nirmal Ghosh mentioned the incident was a results of infighting inside the BJP and allegations in opposition to his celebration had been baseless.
An enormous police contingent was rushed to the spot after Shukla was gunned down round 9.30 pm.
“We have started an investigation and will look at all possible angles,” a senior police officer mentioned.
The BJP has known as a 12-hour bandh in Barrackpore space on Monday in protest in opposition to the incident.
In the meantime, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar expressed concern over the regulation and order scenario within the state and summoned the Extra Chief Secretary, Residence, and the DGP on Monday morning.
“ACS Home @MamataOfficial and DGP @WBPolice have been summoned at 10 am tomorrow in the wake of worsening law and order situation leading to the dastardly killing of Manish Shukla, Councillor, Titagarh Municipality in political party office,” Dhankhar mentioned in a tweet.
ACS Residence @MamataOfficial and DGP @WBPolice have been summoned at 10 am tomorrow within the wake of worsening regulation and order scenario resulting in dastardly killing of Manish Shukla, Councillor, Titagarh Municipality in political celebration workplace.
— Governor West Bengal Jagdeep Dhankhar (@jdhankhar1) October 4, 2020
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