|Murder Case Against CBI Officials Over Death Of Bengal Violence Accused|
Days after a key accused in a case of violence in West Bengal’s Birbhum allegedly died by suicide in CBI custody, state police filed a homicide case in opposition to the officers of the central probe company.
Lalon Sheikh, one of many primary accused within the violence that occurred earlier this 12 months at Bogtui village of Bengal’s Birbhum district, allegedly died by suicide in CBI custody on Monday.
A First Information Report or FIR registered by the cops title senior officers of the CBI. Sources say the company can be difficult the FIR within the Calcutta High Court.
The FIR was registered based mostly on a grievance filed by Lalon’s household alleging custodial torture.
Lalon Sheikh was arrested from Jharkhand on December 4 – eight months after the bloodbath during which 10 folks, together with ladies and kids, have been burnt alive.
He was saved in a short lived camp arrange by the CBI within the district.
Lalon Sheikh’s spouse alleged that CBI officers had threatened to kill her husband and demanded Rs 50 lakh to clear his title within the case.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee additionally questioned the function of the CBI within the case. “I condemn the incident. If the CBI is so sensible, why is he useless,” she stated.
The central probe company has rejected the allegations as “baseless” and launched a probe into Sheikh’s dying.
The CBI is probing the case on the orders of the Calcutta High Court. Sheikh is believed to have led a crowd that set houses on fireplace in Bogtui resulting in the dying of 10 folks, principally ladies and kids. The 10 folks have been badly crushed up earlier than the carnage, their autopsy or forensic examination had revealed.
Among these useless within the incident was an eight-year-old lady.
The violence occurred within the village after the homicide of an area TMC chief, Bhadu Sheikh. The CBI chargesheet says Bhadu Sheikh’s homicide was the fallout of rivalry between him and his associates over doubtful land offers, unlawful companies and a share of extortion cash.