Bhangar: Police complaint lodged against Arabul, two held

TMC had Tuesday announced expulsion of Arabul Islam for a period of six years on charges of indiscipline and misconduct.

By: Express News Service | Kolkata | Published: November 3, 2014 4:58 am

A social activist has lodged a complaint against expelled Trinamool Congress leader Arabul Islam in connection with the October 25 intra-party clash at Bhangar in South 24 Parganas, in which two persons died.

Activist Biplab Chowdhury lodged a complaint Saturday at Kolkata Leather Complex police station against Arabul Islam alleging that he was responsible for the violence, the police said Sunday. Chowdhury also demanded that his complaint be treated as an FIR against Islam, they added.

Meanwhile, two more person have been arrested in connection with the clash, taking the total number of people arrested to 14. The arrested person has been identified as Nepal Sardar and Biswanath Mukherjee, the police said, adding the Baruipur Court Sunday sent them to five-day police custody.

“After interrogating Nepal Sardar, we recovered two country made pistols from a nearby pond. We also recovered two more guns based on leads given by Dilip Mondal and Dinabandhu Mondal who had been arrested earlier,” said a senior official at Kolkata Leather Complex police station.

TMC had Tuesday announced expulsion of Arabul Islam for a period of six years on charges of indiscipline and misconduct. Two days later, Islam sent a letter to TMC supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjere apologising for his conduct.

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