Calcutta HC orders CBI probe into Birbhum violence | India News

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NEW DELHI: The Calcutta high court on Friday ordered CBI investigation into the Birbhum killings case.
Earlier on Wednesday, the high court took cognizance of the Birbhum incident where eight people were burnt to death following the killing of Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Bhadu Sheikh.
A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed demanding an inquiry by a central agency. Presently, Special Investigation Team (SIT) constituted by the state government is investigating the case.
As many as eight people were burnt to death in the Rampurhat area of West Bengal’s Birbhum on Tuesday after a mob allegedly set houses on fire following the killing of Trinamool Congress leader Bhadu Sheikh.
Director-General of Police (DGP) West Bengal, Manoj Malviya informed that 11 arrests have been made in the case so far.



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