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‘TMC attempting to kill me’: Another bomb explodes outdoors BJP MP Arjun Singh’s residence in West Bengal

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'TMC trying to kill me': Another bomb explodes outside BJP MP Arjun Singh's residence in West Bengal

On September 14, a bomb reportedly exploded outdoors the residence of Bharatiya Janata Party chief Arjun Singh in West Bengal. The BJP MP has alleged that Trinamool Congress is attempting to kill him. Notably, just a few days in the past, two bombs had been hurled at his residence in Barrackpore. West Bengal Police mentioned in a press release that the incident passed off at round 9:10 AM on a vacant patch of land round 200 meters away from Singh’s residence. The Police has initiated a probe into the matter.
Arjun Singh shared CCTV footage of the incident and mentioned, “The bombs were hurled in front of my house on September 8 and behind the house this morning. Criminals have no fear because they have the protection of TMC and West Bengal Police. The criminals are roaming around openly, the Police have become the ‘Daldas’ of the Trinamool. I was never afraid of such attacks, and I will not be afraid.”
8 सितंबर को मेरे घर के सामने बम फेंके गए थे और आज सुबह घर के पीछे।अपराधियों को कोई डर नहीं है क्योंकि उनको @AITCofficial और @WBPolice का संरक्षण प्राप्त है।अपराधी खुले घूम रहे हैं, पुलिस तृणमूल की ‘दलदास’ बनी है।ऐसे हमलों से ना कभी डरा था और न डरूँगा। @PMOIndia @HMOIndia— Arjun Singh (@ArjunsinghWB) September 14, 2021
In an earlier tweet on September 8, he mentioned, “This morning, bombs were hurled at my home. Honourable Home Amit Shah ji enquired over phone. I thank him. I don’t expect impartial probe by West Bengal Police, demand for NIA probe. I had informed Jagdeep Dhankhar ji about conspiracy by an officer to kill me on instructions of WB govt.”
This morning, bombs had been hurled at my house. Honourable Home @AmitShah ji enquired over telephone. I thank him.I don’t anticipate neutral probe by @WBPolice, demand for @NIA_India probe.I had knowledgeable @jdhankhar1 ji about conspiracy by an officer to kill me on directions of WB govt.— Arjun Singh (@ArjunsinghWB) September 8, 2021
NIA took over September 8 case on Monday
On Monday, National Investigation Agency (NIA) took over the September 8 incident through which two bombs had been hurled at his home, and the gate of the residence was partially broken. Singh has claimed that TMC is attempting to kill him, his household and acquaintances. He mentioned, “This is nothing but a planned attack. The TMC is behind this… they are trying to kill my people and me. It’s goondaraaj (lawlessness) in Bengal.”
Arjun Singh informed ANI, “NIA should investigate where such explosives are being sourced from. I have filed an FIR.” An NIA official was quoted by PTI saying, “We are investigating the matter. Our officers are there.” Pawan Singh, son of Arjun Singh and MLA from Bhatpara, alleged that his father was being focused by the ruling celebration. He mentioned, “The Police should take action and identify the culprits. But day after day, they are not doing anything. People are also watching this. Such things happen day by day, then the Police will exist only in name. No role of them will be there in the society.”
TMC refuted the claims
Sujhendu Sekhar Ray, MP TMC, mentioned he ought to go to NIA as NIA is now trying into the matter. “Let him go to NIA and tell them whatever he wants to say,” he mentioned. Partha Bhowmick, North 24 Parganas president, TMC, the world the place Singh’s house is situated, refuted the accusations and alleged that the blame ought to go to Singh himself and never anybody else.
The September 8 incident
On September 8, three bombs had been hurled at Singh’s residence when he was away, however his household was at house. During the preliminary investigation, the WB Police discovered that one of many bombs was hurled on the gate of Singh’s home, and the second was hurled on the Central power barrack situated on the opposite aspect of the resident.
A senior police officer of the Barrackpore police commissionerate had mentioned in regards to the incident that although nobody was injured within the assault, the gate and barrack had been broken. “We are looking into the CCTV footage to identify the criminals. The security of the MPA has also been tightened,” he added.
Jagdeep Dhankhar, Governor of West Bengal, condemned the assault and urged the Police to resolve the case on the earliest. He had mentioned, “Wanton violence in WB shows no sign of abating. Bomb explosions this morning outside the residence of Member Parliament @ArjunSinghWB is worrisome on law and order.”