Seoraphuli Corpse Trolley Case
Hooghly, 04 September: Investigating into the Seoraphuli Corpse Trolley Case, the Seerampore police on Friday recorded the statement of a driver in whose hired car the arrested bank manager Samaresh Sarkar had travelled with four travel bags loaded with corpses of a mother-daughter from Burdwan to Seoraphuli on 29 August.
Sarker was caught by his co-travellers in a motor-boat on the basis of suspicion after he disposed of the four bags in the Hooghly river.
CBI raids on Basil
Kolkata, 04 September: CENTRAL Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officers conducted raids in 15 places in Kolkata on Friday as part of an investigation against Basil International Limited, a deposit collection company that also has some interest in amusement business. Basil has allegedly collected crores of rupees as deposits from people in violation of SEBI rules.
Trader murderd over debt
Howrah, 04 September: AN elderly businessman has been murdered at Domjur in Howrah allegedly by his neighbour following a dispute over debt. Police said, victim Panchanan Naskar (60) had lent Rs 15,000 to Munna Naskar sometime ago and was pressurising Munna to repay the debt resulting in a discord.
Panchanan went missing on Thursday and his body was recovered from Bakultala in Domjur on Friday morning. Police have arrested Munna for murder on the basis of a complaint lodged by the victim’s family.
HC reject’s Locket PIL
Kolkata, 04 September: THE Calcutta High Court on Friday rejected a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by actor-turned BJP leader Locket Chatterjee over Trinamool leader Dr Nirmal Majhi’s controversial demand for a dialysis on his pet dog at SSKM Hospital. The Court rejected the PIL on the grounds that the plea was not backed by sufficient evidence.
Arrests in Garia Tetulberia burglary
Kolkata, 04 September: SONARPUR police on Friday arrested three miscreants for the 20 August burglary at a house at Tetulberia near Garia station. They have been identified as Chotu Mondal, Ajay Mullick and Ravi Mondal. Police said, they were part of a seven-member gang that had looted valuables from two households at Tetulberia by holding a baby to ransom.