TMC leaders body found hanging in Islampur

first_imgDarjeeling: Islampur in Uttar Dinajpur turned tense following the death of a Trinamool Congress leader, which has been labeled as a murder by the party.The incident occurred in the Milanpalli area of Islampur. The body of Kripasindhu Poddar was found hanging outside a house that he was constructing on Friday morning. His wife Mamoni Poddar is a member of the Zilla Parishad. Mamoni alleged that her husband was brutally murder and then he was hung outside their under-construction house. The deceased originally hailed from Nandajhar area of Goalpokher in Uttar Dinajpur. Also Read – Rs 13,000 crore investment to provide 2 lakh jobs: Mamata”My husband was returning from his ancestral house in Goalpokhar to the house in Milanpalli on Thursday night. He was then murdered and slung on a bamboo pole outside the house,” alleged Mamoni. As news of the incident spread, a large crowd including TMC leaders and supporters gathered at Milanpalli on Friday. Mohammad Gulam Rabbani, MLA, Goalpokher was also present. The police have started investigations in this connection. “The body has been recovered and sent for post-mortem. Only after we get the post-mortem report will things become clear,” stated Sachin Makkar, SP, Islampur police district. “My husband had a lot of enemies. It was a planned murder,” added the wife of the deceased. Even TMC feels that Poddar was murdered. “The incident happened in the wee hours of Friday. They strangled him and then slung him on the pole. It is definitely a case of murder,” stated Rabbani, minister of state, Panchayat and Rural Development.last_img

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