CBI registers 12 FIRs in West Bengal post-poll violence case

CBI registers 12 FIRs in West Bengal post-poll violence case

New Delhi: The central investigative agency Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), has registered 21 FIRs connected to the West Bengal post-poll violence matter.

Also, the CBI has detained two people from Nadia in connection with the violence.

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said the CBI is working hand-in-glove with the BJP in the state. She alleged that independent agencies are working under the influence BJP.

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Mamata Banerjee said, "In post-poll violence, 5 BJP workers and 16 TMC workers had died. We have no problem with CBI, but why are they taking BJP leaders with them to villages? NHRC and all other commissions have become political, all their members are from BJP".

The CBI has constituted special teams to probe the post-poll violence. The Calcutta High Court had ordered a probe by the CBI in all the rape and murder cases that allegedly took place in West Bengal after state assembly elections.

NHRC to Culcutta High Court, in its report, had indicated, "This was retributive violence by supporters of the ruling party against supporters of the main opposition party."