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The sufferer’s spouse, Purnima Kandu, had alleged that the police personnel, who have been manning a safety verify level on the highway in the course of the murder, didn’t reply to the household’s request to hurry to the crime scene which was inside strolling distance.

Five personnel of the Purulia district police in Bengal have been confined to their barracks on Sunday night following prices of dereliction of duty in the course of the murder of Congress councillor Tapan Kandu on March 13, officers stated.

The sufferer’s spouse, Purnima Kandu, had alleged that the police personnel, who have been manning a safety verify level on the highway in the course of the murder, didn’t reply to the household’s request to hurry to the crime scene which was inside strolling distance.

“A woman sub-inspector, two constables and two home guards have been asked not to leave the barracks till the charge is probed,” a district police official stated on situation of anonymity.

Anupam Dutta, a ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) councillor, and Tapan Kandu have been killed in North 24 Parganas and Purulia on March 13, days after they gained the municipal polls held on February 27. The crimes rocked the state.

Two suspects, Amit Pandit and Sanjib Pandit, have been arrested in connection with Dutta’s murder.

In Purulia, police arrested Dipak Kandu, a nephew of Tapan Kandu.

Dipak Kandu contested the civic polls on a TMC ticket in opposition to his uncle and lost. The Congress and Kandu’s household have demanded a court-monitored probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) alleging that TMC leaders and the native police have hyperlinks with the murder.


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