Bengal: Factory owner held for Bengal blast

Bengal: Factory owner held for Bengal blast

KOLKATA/EGRA: The West Bengal


on Thursday traced the absconding prime implicated in the Egra factory blast, Krishnapada alias

Bhanu Bag

to a retirement home in Odisha’s Balasore, some 90 km from his East Midnapore home.
The CID stated Bag had actually suffered 70% burns and it was not possible to bring him back to Bengal at the moment, since his condition was crucial. “We are keeping him under security with the assistance of Odisha Police,” stated a senior officer.
Bag’s child Prithvijit and nephew Indrajit have actually been apprehended. 9 individuals were killed and a number of hurt in an enormous blast on Tuesday at the prohibited firecracker factory being run by Bag and his family in their town,


The Calcutta HC on Thursday asked the CID to submit an action taken report on the blast at the next hearing on June 12.

Bengal federal government released an advisory asking cops superintendents and commissioners to suppress the operation of unlawful firecracker factories.
TMCBJP employees clash at rally:
Strong clashes broke out in between Trinamool and BJP employees in Bengal’s East Midnapore district Thursday, with each celebration implicating the other of shooting and tossing “bombs”, leaving a number of hurt. According to sources, the battle began when BJP MLA Rabindranath Maity was leading a BJP rally there to demonstration against the unlawful firecracker factory blast, which left at least 9 dead.

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