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By A Newsman

Asansol, 11 October: POLICE at Kalna in East Burdwan have arrested a Trinamool leader, his wife, and daughter on charges of murdering a youth with whom the girl was into an affair.

Prasenjit Mondal (24), a resident of Sashpur at Kalna, was found hanging yesterday in the house of Trinamool leader Khokhon Bala at Kalna’s Ashrampara.

Subsequently, Mondal’s father lodged a complaint against Bala, his wife Rita, and their daughter for allegedly killing the youth and hanging him from a widow grille in their house to make it appear a suicide.

The complaint mentioned that Bala had summoned Mondal to house on 9 October evening and had a brawl with him for having an affair with his daughter for the past near two years.

Kalna police arrested the Trinamool leader and his wife and daughter today. On being produced at Kalna Sub-divisional Court, Bala was remanded to five days in police custody, his wife and daughters were sent to judicial custody for 14 days.

Deceased youth’s elder brother, Chiranjit said that he suspected more people were involved in the murder and urged the police to investigate the case thoroughly to nail others.