The Calcutta Excessive Court docket on Friday ordered a CBI investigation into the homicide of Trinamool Congress chief Bhadu Sheikh, in obvious retaliation to which 9 individuals had been burnt to demise in West Bengal’s Birbhum district.
Prayers had been made earlier than a division bench presided by Chief Justice Prakash Shrivastava for ordering a CBI probe into the homicide of Bhadu Sheikh as nicely, claiming that the 2 incidents had been interlinked.
The bench, additionally comprising Justice R Bharadwaj, ordered the switch of the homicide case of Sheikh from the state police to the CBI for the aim of an entire investigation.
The bench had on March 25 ordered that the probe into the March 21 violence at Bogtui be handed over to CBI from the West Bengal government-appointed particular investigation crew.
The state DGP had on March 22 stated that the violence at Bogtui occurred inside an hour of the homicide of Sheikh, the deputy chief of the native panchayat.The place of the homicide of Sheikh is a couple of kilometre away from Bogtui.
The 4 individuals arrested from Mumbai in reference to the Birbhum killings had been introduced again to Kolkata on Friday morning by the CBI, an official stated.
They had been introduced again to Kolkata on transit remand, granted by a Mumbai courtroom until April 10, he stated.
“We might be taking them to Rampurhat later within the day to hurry up the investigation. They are going to be grilled together with different accused arrested there,” the official instructed PTI.
The CBI on Thursday arrested the 4 individuals — Bappa, Shabu, Taj Mohammad and Serajul — from Mumbai the place they fled to following the bloodbath in Rampurhat’s Bogtui village on March 21. These had been the primary arrests made by the central company after taking on the probe.
9 individuals died of burn accidents after their homes in Bogtui had been allegedly firebombed following the homicide of native TMC chief Bhadu Sheikh.
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