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Sitalkuchi firing: Bengal CID summons then Cooch Behar SP Debasish Dhar
West Bengal

Sitalkuchi firing: Bengal CID summons then Cooch Behar SP Debasish Dhar

| @indiablooms | 14 Jun 2021, 01:51 pm

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has summoned suspended IPS officer Debasish Dhar in connection with its ongoing probe into the Sitalkuchi firing incident, officials said on Monday.

According to sources in the state probe agency, the then Cooch Behar SP Debasish Dhar, who has been under suspension pending investigation, has been asked to appear before the investigators at its headquarter in Kolkata's Bhabani Bhaban on June 18 at 11:30 am.

Earlier on Apr 10, the CISF opened fire outside polling station no. 126 in Sitalkuchi after a local mob had reportedly attacked the polling booth and tried to snatch jawans' rifles.

Four locals, who were claimed to be TMC supporters, died in the firing.

Based on the reports filed by Cooch Behar DM and SP, DIG of Jalpaiguri Range and Special Police Observer Vivek Dube, the Election Commission had clarified that the Central force had fired bullets 'purely in self-defense'.

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