Jharkhand News: Jabir Ansari, the main shooter in the murder case of Congress councilor Tapan Kandu in Jhalda of Purulia district under West Bengal, has been arrested by Kolkata CBI from Bokaro. After being produced in Purulia court, the accused was sent to 10-day police custody. It is to be known that in the bus case, Kolkata CBI and Bokaro Thermal Police Station have arrested five later from the upper ghat of the area. The police have also seized the bike used in the murder.
Attempts were made to arrest twice before
Let us inform that the Kolkata CBI team was camping in Bokaro thermal area for the last four days to arrest the main shooter of Congress Municipal Councilor Tapan Kandu murder case. Even before this, the CBI team had come to Bokaro Thermal twice to arrest the shooter, but after receiving the news of the arrival of the CBI and the police, he used to go underground. Here, the CBI team, after arresting the main shooter of the murder, left for Jhalda in the evening with him.
Congress Municipal Councilor was murdered on March 13
Congress’s elected councilor Tapan Kandu was shot dead by three bike-borne shooters on March 13, 2022, after winning the municipal elections in West Bengal in March. The West Bengal Police was investigating the matter and had also arrested many people. Later, Purnima Kandu, wife of the deceased Tapan Kandu, had filed a petition in the Kolkata High Court for the CBI to investigate the matter. The Kolkata High Court had ordered a CBI inquiry. The Kolkata CBI was investigating the matter on the orders of the High Court. In the case, the team of West Bengal and CBI Kolkata had arrested many people in the past. On the day of the murder, three riders had come on the Apache bike and escaped after shooting Tapan Kandu.
The bike was seized three days ago
Bokaro Thermal Police and CBI team had seized the bike used in the murder from the local market three days ago. The police had also brought the current owner of the bike, Ramchandra Yadav, to the police station for questioning. During interrogation, the bike owner had told the CBI and the police that he had bought the bike from Zubair Ansari, a resident of Kachho.
Apart from the CBI team, the local police inspector Shailesh Kumar Chauhan, Ani Vikrant Munda, Ashish Kumar, Ajay Kumar Yadav, Sani Anoop Narayan Singh, Vinod Munda, Ilyas Lakra were involved in arresting the shooter Zubair Ansari.