Bhangar sees unrest over arrest of Alik Chakraborty, common people bear brunt
Kolkata: Normalcy at Bhangar in South 24-Parganas was disturbed, causing inconvenience for a large section of people, with some staging demonstration in connection with the arrest of CPI-ML (Red Star) leader Alik Chakra-
Plying of vehicles was not allowed on around 5 km stretch of road and shops
also had to be kept closed. As a result, people of the area had to face severe inconvenience.
Police were pressed into action and they are keeping a close watch on the situation. They have made all necessary arrangements to ensure that the situation doesn't deteriorate further.
Meanwhile, Alik was produced before Khurda Court in Bhubaneswar on Friday and the court allowed his transit remand.
He will be brought to Kolkata on Saturday morning and will be produced before Baruipur Court.
Preliminary investigation revealed that he had fled from Bengal on May 22. He had escaped through a route along bheries near Haroya Canal, following which someone had helped him to reach Howrah Station in a car.
He then took a train and straight away went to Hyderabad where he had a secret meeting.
He reached Bhubaneswar on May 27 from Hyderabad and visited a doctor there. The doctor advised him to stay at Bhubaneswar for some days for treatment.
It was learnt that he was staying in the house of another CPI-ML (Red Star) leader in Bhubaneswar.
He went to a tea stall near Kalinga Hospital at around 5 pm on Thursday evening. The police had a tip-off that he would be coming to the tea stall in the evening.
The police arrested him as soon as he reached the tea stall and ordered a cup of tea.
They are trying to ascertain the reasons and motive behind his secret meeting in Hyderabad.