BanglaHunt Desk: Amdanga is hot again. This time, a policeman was accused of shooting dead two activists of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Youth Front. They were taken to hospital immediately after the shooting, but did not survive. The accused policeman also went to Bidhannagar police station on Saturday and surrendered.
This murder due to property, guess
The Amdanga area of the North 24 Parganas district has made headlines many times due to a number of anti-social activities. After a period of stagnation, this corona (COVID-19) re-heated Amdanga in panic. It has been alleged that 32-year-old Sumanta Mandal and 26-year-old Arup Mandal were shot dead by Kakato's brother Santosh Patra over family property.
The incident took place around 10.30 pm on Friday. The two deceased brothers and their father were having tea at a tea shop in the neighborhood. Suddenly, darkness fell and shots were fired at them. Before they knew it, they were being shot. They were immediately taken to Barasat Hospital. One died after surviving for a while, while another died on the spot, doctors said. The incident caused a stir in the entire area.
BJP MP Arjun Singh went to the spot
Strongly condemning the incident, Barrackpore BJP MP Arjun Singh said, “How did a policeman bring his service revolver home?” The MP demanded punishment for the policeman. And to arrest people involved in other anti-social activities in Amadanga.
Financial compensation is provided to the families of the deceased and the injured
After talking to the families of the dead, BJP MP Arjun Singh told reporters that arrangements would be made to pay Rs 5 lakh to the families of the dead and Rs 2 lakh to the injured.