• Monday, 19 August 2019

Mukul Roy granted anticipatory bail by Calcutta High Court

Kolkata, Feb 13 : The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday granted anticipatory bail to BJP leader Mukul Roy in connection with TMC MLA Satyajit Biswas's murder case.

The High Court, while imposing a slew of restrictions on Roy, also put stay over his arrest till February 25.

The court directed Roy to cooperate with the investigating agencies and report to the Police Station of his residence once a week. He is also barred from entering Nadia district.

Roy filed an anticipatory bail plea in Calcutta High Court division bench yesterday in connection with the murder case.

Roy was among four people who were named responsible for the allegedly killing Biswas.

However, the BJP leader had claimed that the allegations were levelled on the directions of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

Biswas, who was elected from Krishnaganj in Nadia district, was shot dead by unidentified assailants at Phulbari in Jalpaiguri recently. The incident happened when Biswas was attending Saraswati Puja celebrations at Phulbari.

According to reports, the lawmaker was shot multiple times from a close range when he was coming down the stage after attending the event.

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