A youth chief of the Trinamool Congress was shot lifeless by two males on a motorbike close to a railway station in West Bengal’s Howrah on Tuesday, officers mentioned.
As the information of Dharmendra Singh’s dying unfold, his supporters poured onto the streets at Shibpur and set bikes on fireplace and vandalized buses and retailers, sending the locals right into a panic.
An enormous police pressure was rushed to the world however the vandalism continued for a few hours earlier than the state of affairs was introduced underneath management round eight pm, in accordance with officers.
“He was on a motorbike with another person. Unknown persons on bikes shot him from point-blank range. Doctors declared him brought dead after he was taken to a hospital. We are investigating the matter,” a police officer mentioned.
The police are exploring the potential for private enmity as the explanation behind the homicide although Howrah Trinamool Congress chief Arup Roy has hinted at a conspiracy behind the assault.
“Dharmendra Singh was shot in the head. The police are investigating. I think there may be a conspiracy,” Mr Roy mentioned. When requested if the opposition has any position within the capturing, Mr Roy mentioned, “Maybe. But I won’t comment until the police investigation is over.”
The BJP has denied any hyperlink to the incident and mentioned the capturing was presumably a results of an inside get together combat.