West Bengal CID Takes Over Investigation of TMC Leader Shajahan Sheikh’s Cases

Shahjahan Sheikh

The investigation of cases filed against Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Shajahan Sheikh, who was arrested from Minakah in North 24 Parganas district, has been taken over by the West Bengal Crime Investigation Department (CID), according to a senior official.

“We will probe into the cases against him (Sheikh). He has been brought to Bhavani Bhavan (Bengal Police headquarters) for questioning,” the official stated.

Sheikh, apprehended in the early hours of Thursday, was transported to Bhawani Bhawan from a local court in Basirhat, which remanded him to 10 days police custody.

The TMC Leader faced charges in two cases related to an assault on Enforcement Directorate (ED) officers on January 5 during a raid at his residence in an alleged ration scam.

He stands accused under various sections of the IPC, including 147 (rioting) and 307 (attempt to murder), as per police reports.

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