The physique of a BJP employee was discovered hanging from a tree in Bengal’s Goghat Hooghly district on Sunday, police stated. The household of the person, recognized as Ganesh Roy, alleged he was murdered by members of the ruling Trinamool Congress. They claimed Mr Roy and the household had obtained threats.
An enormous police presence gathered on the scene
In accordance with police sources referred to by information company PTI Mr Roy had been lacking since Saturday night. The circumstances behind his demise are being investigated, the sources added.
Bengal BJP tweeted “Democracy murdered, once more!” this morning, with a grisly video of Ganesh Roy’s physique hanging from the tree.
“These political killings should cease. Those that scream demise of democracy at each occasion are silent on unabated killing of BJP staff underneath residence minister Mamata Banerjee’ watch!” the occasion declared.
Bengal BJP President Dilip Ghosh alleged that the accused – Trinamool staff, he claimed, left the physique there to unfold panic amongst BJP staff within the space.
“It has change into a brand new development to hold to demise BJP staff. However we are going to launch a powerful resistance. TMC is frightened of the rising help for the BJP,” he stated.
The Trinamool has denied that their members are related with the demise.
Get together MLA Manas Majumdar was quoted by PTI as saying: “None from our occasion is concerned in his demise. The reality will come out after investigation”.
This newest incident comes round a month after one other BJP employee was killed in a conflict, allegedly with Trinamool staff, in Hooghly district. Two months in the past a Left MLA was discovered lifeless at Hemtabad in north Bengal. The BJP had accused the Trinamool of his homicide as properly.
The BJP and the Trinamool have waged a bitter battle – one which has turned violent on multiple event – since final yr’s Lok Sabha election.
And with state elections due subsequent yr, that battle is more likely to escalate within the weeks and months to come back.
The BJP has already begun campaigning, with Dwelling Minister Amit Shah getting the ball rolling with a digital rally on June 9. 4 days earlier Chief Minister Mamata and Trinamool occasion chief Banerjee acquired her marketing campaign up and operating with a digital meet of her personal.
With enter from PTI