Family members of the three CPM leaders killed in Asansol near Durgapur between 2011 and 2013, after Trinamool Congress came to power met Governor M K Narayanan on Tuesday and demanded that, those who were responsible for the heinous crime must be punished. They complained that no one has been arrested so far because of instruction from Trinamool leaders.
Wife of former CPM legislator Dilip Sarkar filed a criminal defamation suit against Trinamool All India general secretary Mukul Roy for his defamatory remark that a police complaint of women trafficking had been lodged against the CPM leader four years ago. If found guilty, Roy can be punished with simple imprisonment for up to two years, with or without fine. Police had said that are having no information of any trafficking case against the slain CPM leader.
Mrinal Sikdar, the CPM gram panchayat winner at Kanksa in Durgapur has complained to the sub-divisional officer of Durgapur that he was made to sign forcibly on a blank sheet of paper on Saturday (August 3) by Trinamool activists who said that they would write his resignation and submit it to the block development officer.
CPM in Durgapur has alleged that police is not taking any action against Trinamool leaders the party has named in a complaint lodged with the Durgapur SDO Kasturi Sengupta after officer in-charge of New Township police station refused to take an FIR. The officer in-charge of the New Township police station however gave a report to his higher officials that that no action could be taken as the complaint did mention the names of the accused.
Widow of the slain CPM leader of Asansol has demanded a CBI probe into the murder of her husband, Com. Dilip sarkar. She complained that the police had colluded with Trinamool leaders to falsely allege that Sarkar, had links with women trafficking rackets and trying to tarnish the image of her husband, in an attempt to dictate investigation and hide the culprits, who are all from Trinamool Congress.