CID takes over probe into BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari’s convoy accident

Kolkata, Feb 13 (ANI): Leader of Opposition in West Bengal Assembly Suvendu Adhikari addresses a press conference, in Kolkata on Monday. (ANI Photo)

West Bengal : On 4th May, a man was reportedly hit by a car of BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari’s convoy, resulting in his death in Chandipur village, incident has now been handed over to the CID.

The five members’ team has taken up the case to investigate the matter. The deceased identified as Sheikh Israfil, 33, was taken to a hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead.

East Medinipur district deputy superintendent of police (DSP) Md M Hawk said that the police have registered a case based on the complaint from the victim’s family.
“Legal notices are being served to all people who were travelling in the convoy. The leader of the opposition Suvendu Adhikari was on his way from Chandipur to Contai. The incident happened near Bhairabpur village,” the DSP said.The incident also triggered a political tussle, with the Trinamool Congress (TMC) demanding action against Adhikari.