However, police sources stated that preliminary investigation has ruled out the political angle behind the murder, adding that they are looking at various angles including a property dispute. Two persons have been detained in connection with the case.
This year, the theme of Rajdanga Naba Uday Sangha Puja Committee is migration and refugee and is titled, “Thikana” or the “address”. Spread over 28,000 sqft, the puja pandal is decorated with 1.50 lakh badminton shuttlecocks and 30 gigantic shuttlecocks, depicting “refugees”.
The agency has given multiple notices to Kumar, who is currently the Additional Director General in the West Bengal Crime Investigation Department (CID), to appear before it for questioning as a witness in the multi-crore scam.
Akhtar Parvez, the restaurant chain owner, was one of the accused who was caught red-handed playing poker during a raid conducted at Friends Club in Camac Street and Leo Club at AJC Bose road. Huge amounts of cash were seized as board money.
The iconic pandal, first set-up in 1969, had been shifted to a nearby fire station after the retaining wall of a British-era reservoir in the park collapsed. Lakhs of devotees visit the pandal every year.
As per records, Mirza was taped accepting money from Narada news portal editor Mathew Samuel during a sting operation. During interrogation by the ED, which is probing the money trail into the case, Mirza accepted that he took cash from Samuel but as "donation" to an orphanage.
The Minister of State for Environment, Forest & Climate Change had claimed that he was assaulted by some JU students, while the students alleged that they had been attacked by ABVP members who also vandalised university property.
The victim was later rescued and admitted to R. G. Kar Hospital. Passengers were also evacuated from the affected train at the station. Services were disrupted between Girish Park and Kavi Subhash stations.