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Assault on Jakir Hossain a pre-planned conspiracy, alleges West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee


New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday (February 18) mentioned that the assault on state minister Jakir Hossain was a conspiracy. She alleged that “some individuals” have been placing strain on Hossain to hitch “their get together”.

Banerjee arrived on the hospital in Kolkata to satisfy Hossain who bought injured after unidentified individuals hurled a bomb at him at Nimtita railway station in Murshidabad on Wednesday.

“This (assault) appears to be pre-planned. On the time of the blast, there have been no officers from the railways and there have been no lights too. It was a railway property the place the incident occurred. It’s a conspiracy. We wish the reality to come back out,” Banerjee instructed media in Kolkata at this time.

“It was the central authorities’s property the place this occurred. It’s a recreation plan to kill him. He was a very fashionable chief,” she mentioned.

“It’s unhappy that in a democracy they’re focusing on and making an attempt to kill TMC leaders,” she added.

Banerjee introduced Rs 5 lakh compensation for many who have been severely injured within the incident and Rs 1 lakh for these with minor accidents.

She mentioned that the investigation has been assigned to Counter Insurgency Drive (CIF), Prison Investigation Division (CID) and Particular Process Drive (STF), in order that “we should not have to rely upon only one company.”

West Bengal Minister Firhad Hakim has additionally termed the incident a conspiracy.

“Round 26 of our individuals, together with Jakir Hossain, have been injured, 14 of them are severe. The police investigation is on. CM has mentioned that CID, STF and CIF have joined in. I hope Railway will assist them. On behalf of the get together, we wish that culprits be arrested & delivered to courtroom,” Hakim was quoted as saying by ANI.

“That is positively a conspiracy. However it’s the job of the police and investigation companies to probe and discover out who was behind this,” added Hakim.

In the meantime, state BJP president Dilip Ghosh attacked the federal government saying that the incident was proof of the poor legislation and order state of affairs within the state.

“The incident exhibits that West Bengal shouldn’t be protected even for ministers. The federal government has failed to manage the legislation and order,” Ghosh mentioned.

The incident occurred forward of the meeting election which is due in April-Might this 12 months. Hossain was admitted to the Trauma Care Unit of the SSKM Hospital in Kolkata. A medical board has been shaped to look into his well being situation.

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