One person arrested in connection with Dum Dum Park shootout

first_imgKOLKATA: One person has been arrested in connection with the Dum Dum Park attempt to murder case. Police informed that the arrested person identified as Gopal Saha used to share details about their target Dekhar Poddar with Babu Nayek.According to the sources, Saha used to work as a security guard somewhere in Dum Dum Park area. Recently, he had somehow developed a connection with Babu and his associates. When Poddar and his partner Chiradeep Roy refused to give Rs 5 lakh to Babu as extortion, he decided to attack Poddar. To execute the plan, Babu was in need of a person who would follow Poddar and pass valuable information to him. Hence, Babu decided to engage Saha to do this work in lieu of money. After Saha was given the task, he started to follow Poddar. On Saturday as per Saha’s information, Babu’s henchmen attacked Poddar. Sources informed that police will interrogate Saha for more information regarding Babu and Rajesh Nayek’s involvement. They will try to know whether a hitman was hired or the henchmen of Babu attacked Poddar on Saturday. Saha was produced before Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate court, Bidhannagar, and is being remanded to 9-day police custody.last_img

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