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Cops suspect past enmity led to Liluah Bridge murder, 5 held

Cops suspect past enmity led to Liluah Bridge murder, 5 held

Kolkata: Five persons have been arrested by Howrah City Police in connection with the murder of a youth at Liluah bridge on Wednesday. One of the accused persons was arrested on Wednesday night from Liluah area. The other four persons were arrested from Asansol railway station on Thursday morning.

According to sources, the police suspect that the deceased youth identified as Chandan Singh (20) had some enmity with the accused persons. After the murder took place, the police started gathering information about the accused persons who were seen by local residents.

At night, the police received information that a person identified as Kunal Prasad was hiding in Liluah area. Based on the source information, the police raided a place on N. S Road in Liluah and nabbed him.

During questioning, the police came to know that four persons were trying to escape from the state through Asansol.

As soon as the police were informed about this, a team consisting of police personnel from Liluah police station and Detective Department of Howrah City Police reached Asansol.

After reaching Asansol, the police got in touch with Asansol Government Railway Police (GRP) as the police was informed that the accused persons would flee from the railway station.

Later, on Wednesday morning, Howrah City Police and Asansol GRP conducted a joint raid and two accused persons.

Later, they were compelled to call the other two and ask them to meet them at railway station. When they arrived, the police arrested them.

The accused persons arrested from Asansol were identified as Subhas Singh, Vijay Tewari alias Chattu, Hari Tewary and Dibakar Jha.

All the accused persons have past criminal records. The police are trying to unearth the motive behind the murder. The accused persons have been remanded to police custody for eight days.

So far investigators came to know that Chandan was known to the accused persons and used to meet them often. The police are searching their database to find if Chandan has any past criminal record.

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