The Calcutta High Court has ordered a CBI probe in the Rampurhat, Birbhum case. A report is to be submitted by April 7. A SIT was conducting the probe till date. The HC asks the Bengal government-formed SIT to hand over case papers and arrested people to CBI.
On Wednesday, the Calcutta High Court took cognizance of the Birbhum incident where eight people were burnt to death following the killing of Trinamool Congress leader Bhadu Sheikh.
The Director-General of Police West Bengal, Manoj Malviya informed that 11 arrests have been made in the case so far.
Soon after the HC order, The Central Bureau of Investigation’s forensic team has reached Rampurhat.
The bench said that the CBI probe was being ordered in the interest of justice.
Eight people, including two children, were charred to death in Bogtui village of Bengal’s Birbhum district in the suspected fallout of a TMC panachayat official’s murder.
We’ll cooperate with CBI in the probe, but we’ve some questions. People rejected BJP in WB polls, so they’re trying a different way with a larger conspiracy. BJP uses CBI, ED for politics: TMC General Secretary Kunal Ghosh told ANI after Calcutta HC ordered CBI probe in Birbhum violence incident