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Bengal post-poll violence: CBI files cases, meets victims’ kin

The agency, which was directed by the Calcutta High Court on August 19 to take over the said cases, is likely to file more cases.

By: Express News Service | Kolkata |
Updated: August 27, 2021 3:55:47 am
All the four special units of the investigating agency tasked to probe the cases of violence have moved their units from Kolkata to crime scenes across the state, they said. (File)

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had registered nine cases in connection with incidents of rape, murder and attempt to murder after the West Bengal Assembly results were announced on May 2, source said on Thursday. The agency, which was directed by the Calcutta High Court on August 19 to take over the said cases, is likely to file more cases. Meanwhile, a team of CBI officers on Thursday visited BJP worker Abhijeet Sarkar’s Kankurgachi residence in Kolkata to reconstruct the murder sequence. Another CBI team reached Bhatpara and met the family of a man who was killed in a bomb blast. “So far nine cases have been lodged, and more will follow…,” said a CBI officer.

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