The Calcutta High Court has taken a major decision regarding violence and arson in Birbhum. As a result of a court order, the CBI is now investigating this matter. Information indicates that violence erupted after a TMC leader was killed in Birbhum, West Bengal. Eight people, two of them children, and three women have been killed in the violence. While the report of forensic experts states that they were burnt alive. The men were all badly beaten up before the massacre.
Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha State President Indranil Khan has, however, welcomed the decision of the CBI inquiry by the Calcutta High Court. He hoped that the families of the victims would receive justice. The incident has resulted in the arrest of more than 20 people. Several state officials and police officers have been suspended following the incident.
Action taken against many officers
As a result of his negligence, Rampurhat’s station in-charge, Tridip Pramanik, has been fired immediately. Additionally, SDPO Shrishayan Ahmed has been transferred to the department. A notice has also been issued to the West Bengal government and state police chief over the killing of 8 people in Bogtui village, Birbhum district, by the National Human Rights Commission. The commission has also requested a report giving details about the steps taken by the police to ensure the safety of the people within four weeks.
Attacks by the BJP
According to Sambit Patra on Thursday, the politics of revenge being carried out in Bengal has many pages. To date, about 200 BJP workers have been killed by Mamata Banerjee‘s workers. In the postmortem reports published by the media on the incident, he says these women and children were brutally beaten before being burnt.