Controversy Over Bengal BJP MLA's Death, Autopsy Report Is Talking Point

Bengal police says that Debendra Nath Ray died of suicide, state Residence secretary stated (File)


A day a BJP MLA from West Bengal was discovered hanging at a store, senior leaders of the BJP met President Ram Nath Kovind to complain in regards to the “killing” and “unabated” lawlessness within the state and demand the dissolution of the state Meeting. The celebration has blamed the ruling Trinamool Congress for the “cold-blooded homicide”of Debendra Nath Ray, an MLA from Hemtabad.

Simply an hour or so later, the state dwelling secretary informed media that on the premise of the post-mortem report and after inspecting attendant circumstances, eye witnesses accounts and proof, “West Bengal police prima facie is of the opinion that this can be a case of suspected suicide.”

“All accidents are apparently ante-mortem. There’s a non-contiguous mark on his neck and a few strain abrasions and so they have been all ante-mortem,” dwelling secretary Alapan Bandopadhyay stated. The civil surgeon was quoted stating that “loss of life was as a consequence of results of hanging ante mortem in nature”.

On the premise of a suicide notice, police are investigating two males named who could also be concerned in “para-banking or cash lending exercise” and suspect Mr Ray might have run into monetary issues. The chemical report of the post-mortem is awaited.

Residence secretary Bandopadhyay additionally stated the federal government condemns all murders and is especially involved in discovering the reality behind the incident.

“Investigation might be taken to its logical finish…No political or extraneous issues might be allowed to intervene with the pursuit of the reality by means of neutral investigation,” he added.

He additionally confirmed that the probe is now with the Bengal authorities’s Felony Investigation Division (CID). However in Delhi, BJP leaders informed the President they’d no confidence in any state police outfit conducting a free and honest probe and demanded a CBI inquiry.

The delegation was headed by the celebration’s common secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya. Union Minister Babul Supriyo, who’s from Bengal, Darjeeling MP Raju Bista and Rajya Sabha member Swapan Dasgupta have been additionally a part of the delegation. In addition they met Residence Minister Amit Shah and demanded a CBI probe.

Mr Vijayvargiya stated the Residence Minister has sought a report from Bengal police on the matter.

In the meantime, part of north Bengal noticed partial influence of a 12-hour bandh name by the BJP to protest the “killing” of the MLA. There have been stories of a lathicharge on BJP protestors in Cooch Behar. BJP claimed 80 of its staff have been arrested in Phulbari. The BJP has stated they may gherao police stations throughout the state tomorrow.


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