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2 more people arrested in connection with TMC councillor murder


Two more people have been arrested in connection with the murders of two councillors at separate places in West Bengal. Anupam Dutta, a ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) councillor, and Tapan Kandu of the Congress were killed in North 24 Parganas and Purulia on Sunday days after they won the municipal polls held on February 27.

Earlier, one Amit Pandit was arrested for allegedly murdering Dutta. “We have arrested a man named Sanjib Pandit in connection with the murder of Dutta. He has direct links with the crime,” said Barrackpore police commissioner Manoj Verma. Police said Sanjib Pandit had a long-standing enmity with Dutta and hired Amit Pandit to allegedly murder him.

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