The Central Bureau of Investigation has announced a reward of Rs 50,000 each on the absconding accused in the murder case of Abhijit Sarkar, who was a worker of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
The West Bengal High Court had directed the CBI to take over the investigation of post-election violence that took place in West Bengal, where a number of BJP and Congress workers were killed and injured.
The CBI informed that the detectives while investigating the murder case of BJP worker Abhijit Sarkar, identified a few accused.
However, the CBI has not been able to arrest any accused in the case. The court then issued arrest warrants in the name of the accused on November 17. Despite it, the central detectives could not reach the accused,as per the CBI.
“The accused in the Abhijit Sarkar murder case include Amit Das alias Keto, Tumpa Das alias Kali, Arup Das alias Bapi, Sanjay Bari and Papia Barik, all the residents of Shitlatala lane in Kolkata. 50,000 per head has been announced for each accused.”Akhilesh Kumar Singh (DIG CBI)
The DIG of CBI added that the name and identity of the informant will be kept secret.
“If anyone wants to give information about this, the detective agency has advised contacting the Special Crime Branch of the CBI’s Kolkata office by phone and email.”
The post-election violence took lives of many workers of Bharatiya Janata Party, Congress Party and other parties. Sarkar was killed in the Narkeldanga area of West Bengal, few hours after the elections results were announced on May 2.