The CBI on Saturday summoned 9 TMC members, together with occasion chief Abu Taher, in reference to a case of post-poll violence in Nandigram.
They have been requested by the central investigating company to seem at its non permanent workplace in Haldia in reference to the case. Taher, nevertheless, evaded the summons.
After the announcement of the Assembly ballot outcomes on May 3 final yr, assaults have been allegedly orchestrated in a number of locations at Nandigram. In one such assault within the Chillogram space of Nandigram, a BJP employee named Debabrata Maiti was severely injured. He was underneath remedy at a Kolkata hospital however succumbed to his accidents on May 13.
The CBI, which was directed by the Calcutta High Court to take up post-poll violence instances, began a probe into this explicit incident of violence.
Quizzed on his evading CBI summons, Taher mentioned, “The CBI has arrested several TMC workers. They were summoned in the name of investigation. The CBI opposed their bail pleas, saying that they are influential people and might influence the probe. Now, they are planning to do the same with the (TMC) leaders in Nandigram. Suvendu Adhikari had earlier claimed that he had compiled a list of 100 names. The CBI started sending summons ever since he made that claim.”