The West Bengal Police possess charged prime national and convey leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Birthday celebration (BJP) below a style of sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) for the violence at the rally in north Bengal’s Siliguri city on Monday. No longer lower than two FIRs possess been filed.
A BJP employee, Ulen Roy, became as soon as killed with a shotgun all the map thru a pitched battle between BJP workers and policemen who stopped two processions from provocative in direction of Uttar Kanya, the secretariat in north Bengal.
The convey police acknowledged in a assertion on Tuesday that Roy became as soon as killed with a shotgun that the police make not use and alleged that folk within the rally were carrying firearms to incite violence.
On Wednesday, BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya and head of the to find collectively’s national records and expertise cell, Amita Malviya, posted movies showing a policeman carrying a shotgun and acknowledged it nullified the convey’s recount. However, the put of the recording of the video became as soon as not definite. The policeman became as soon as also not viewed firing the weapon.
No longer one of the senior cops in Siliguri or Jalpaiguri talked to the media on the FIRs. Officers of the New Jalpaiguri police role, where the FIRs were lodged, weren’t prepared to mention the sections of the IPC below which prices were filed. They handiest acknowledged that BJP leaders named within the FIRs include Vijayvargiya, convey president Dilip Ghosh, Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) national president Tejasvi Surya the BJYM convey president Saumitra Khan.
The FIRs also mentions hundreds of BJP workers as accused nonetheless would not name them or specify any quantity, an officer acknowledged on condition of anonymity.
All seven BJP Lok Sabha members from north Bengal districts also pick within the FIRs.
Praveen Agarwal, BJP Siliguri district president, acknowledged, “Many leaders, whose names pick within the FIRs, weren’t even recent at the 2 rallies.”