One more arrested in BJP leader murder case

Kolkata: The West Bengal CID has arrested one more person for his alleged involvement in the murder of BJP leader Manish Shukla, a senior officer of the agency said.

At least 10 people have been arrested so far in connection with Shukla’s murder, he said.

Acting on a tip-off, state CID sleuths conducted a raid in North 24 Parganas on Thursday night and arrested the man, believed to be one of the “key conspirators” in the case.

“The accused, a resident of Basanti in South 24 Parganas district, is suspected to be one of the main conspirators. He will be produced before a court today,” the officer said.

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Shukla, a BJP councillor, was shot dead on October 4 in Titagarh area of North 24 Parganas by unknown bike-borne assailants.

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