Suvendu Adhikari, BJP MLA from Nandigram and Leader of Opposition (LoP) within the West Bengal Assembly, is unlikely to look for the CID examination on September 6 in reference to the loss of life of his bodyguard in 2018, in keeping with sources.
Adhikari was not out there for feedback regardless of repeated makes an attempt however sources stated he’s unlikely to face the CID examination at Bhawani Bhawan in Kolkata.
“The matter is pending before the court and under such circumstances he may use this reason as his trump card to avoid facing the interrogators in person tomorrow (September 6) at CID headquarters,” a BJP chief stated.
When contacted Adhikari’s lawyer Billwadal Bhattacharyya stated, “I have not received any instruction or information (whether he will visit CID headquarters or not) regarding this matter from him (Adhikari).”
It was learnt that the CID officers have ready an inventory of questionnaires operating 43 pages for Adhikari, and 5 CID officers will study him if he seems earlier than them on September 6.
On October 13, 2018, Adhikari’s bodyguard Subhabrata Chakraborty reportedly shot himself along with his service revolver contained in the barracks, situated subsequent to Adhikari’s home ‘Shanti Kunj’ at Contai in West Midnapore district.
A senior CID officer, who most popular to not be named, stated, “On July 9, his (Chakraborty) wife Suparna Kanjilal Chakraborty filed a fresh police complaint sensing foul play behind her husband’s death. She raised suspicion over police claims in 2018 and therefore the case was reopened. We registered a fresh case under section 302 and 120B of IPC.”
On July 14, a group of CID sleuths visited Adhikari’s residence and questioned the members of the family and in addition the safety guards. Their statements had been recorded. Then the sleuths examined the barracks the place Chakraborty used to remain.
“The investigation officers took pictures and videographed the surrounding area and the spot where Chakraborty allegedly shot himself dead. We have also prepared a map of the area. Further investigation is going on,” the CID officer stated.
On July 17, Tamluk MP Dibyendu Adhikari, brother of Suvendu Adhikari, stated they’re cooperating with the investigators.
Interestingly, Adhikari’s summons got here after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) summoned Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee to New Delhi on September 6 in an alleged coal rip-off case in Bengal.
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