May 12, 2021

Burdwan police arrested 5 in connection with gold-merchant murder

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West Burdwan, Sep. 3: Burdwan Police claim to have busted the murder case of a gold merchant reported on August 14, at Sukantanagar, Budbud, arresting a gang of six intra-district dacoits.
Disclosing this to media, Avishek Gupta, DCP (East) gave the names of the accused as Lokman Sheikh,Sahin Sheikh, Chanchal Sheikh, Sahil Mondal and Rakesh Sheikh.

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Police recovered a part of the looted gold, a local made 9 mm pistol, 6 rounds of live cartridges and Rs. 10,000 cash from their possession. The DCP added, police soon recover the rest of the looted gold after the interrogation. Police said, the accused are not the residents of West Burdwan where they did the crime. They are connected with an intra-district and intra-state crimes.