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CID takes over probe into death of Bengal LoP Suvendu Adhikari’s bodyguard

Forty-year-old Subhabrata Chakraborty, a State Armed Police personnel who was part of Adhikari's security team from the time he was a TMC MP and continued in the squad after he became a state minister in 2015

By: PTI | Kolkata |
July 12, 2021 1:05:32 pm
Suvendu Adhikari's security team personnel, Subhabrata Chakrobarty, allegedly shot himself dead in a police barrack in Kanthi in Purba Medinipur district in 2018. (Twitter/@SuvenduWB)

The West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on Monday took over the probe into the death of a bodyguard of Leader of Opposition (LoP) and Nandigram’s BJP MLA Suvendu Adhikari, a senior officer said.

“We will be investigating the death of Suvendu Adhikari’s bodyguard Subhabrata Chakraborty based on his wife’s police complaint,” the CID officer told PTI.

Forty-year-old Chakraborty, a State Armed Police personnel who was part of Adhikari’s security team from the time he was a TMC MP and continued in the squad after he became a state minister in 2015, allegedly shot himself dead in a police barrack in Kanthi in Purba Medinipur district in 2018.

His wife Suparna Chakraborty had recently filed a fresh complaint with Kanthi police station demanding a probe into her husband’s death.

The West Bengal Police was investigating the matter. 

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