Birbhum Killings

CBI files before Calcutta HC probe progress reports in Birbhum killings, TMC leader's murder

Ten people, including women and children, died after miscreants set fire to houses in Bogtui village on March 21.

published on : 2nd May 2022

CBI arrests man who transported petrol used in Birbhum massacre

Ritan Shiekh was nabbed from his house in Bogtui in the early hours, an official said.

published on : 14th April 2022

CBI arrests one more person in Birbhum killings case

"This man's name cropped up every time we spoke with eye-witnesses. Today, he was giving us different versions & trying to confuse us. We arrested him, will continue questioning him," official said.

published on : 11th April 2022

Birbhum killings: CBI books 10 people in TMC leader Bhadu Sheikh's murder

The CBI visited Rampurhat police station during the day, and collected the case diary and documents linked to Bhadhu Shiekh's murder investigation.

published on : 10th April 2022

Birbhum killings direct fallout of Trinamool leader's murder, carried out in organised manner: CBI report

The Central Bureau of Investigation's findings said that the rivalry was 'long-standing' between two groups -- one of Bhadu Sheikh and another of Palash Sheikh and Sona Sheikh.

published on : 8th April 2022

Birbhum killings: Calcutta High Court orders CBI probe in TMC leader's murder

The bench, also comprising Justice R Bharadwaj, ordered the transfer of the murder case of Sheikh from the state police to the CBI for the purpose of a complete investigation.

published on : 8th April 2022

Birbhum killings: 4 arrested from Mumbai brought to Kolkata

The CBI arrested the four persons -- Bappa, Shabu, Taj Mohammad and Serajul -- from Mumbai where they fled to following the massacre in Rampurhat's Bogtui village on March 21.

published on : 8th April 2022

CBI makes first arrests in Birbhum killings, nabs four suspects from Mumbai

The four accused had fled from Bogtui to the Maharashtra capital soon after the killings, and they were apprehended from their hideout early on Thursday morning.

published on : 7th April 2022

Birbhum killings: Petitioners seek transfer of Bogtui case to CBI

The CBI, which is probing the Bogtui violence on the direction of the HC, submitted that it has no probing Bhadu Sheikh's murder too if the court so ordered.

published on : 7th April 2022

CBI to tell Calcutta HC on its stand on probe into Bhadu Shiekh's murder on April 7

A division bench presided by Chief Justrice Prakash Srivastava had asked CBI about its stand on it while hearing a prayer for an order to direct the state police to hand over the probe.

published on : 4th April 2022

Panchayat official murder: Bombs buried next to home of accused in Birbhum village recovered

At least 10 FIRs have been filed and over 20 arrested in Bhadu Sheikh's murder case so far.

published on : 3rd April 2022

CBI to conduct forensic psychological assessment of nine arrested in Birbhum killings

During the assessments, one psychologist will be present to note their body language as well as facing expressions, which will be treated as evidence.

published on : 2nd April 2022

Birbhum killings: CBI to send samples of Bogtui victims for DNA test

Charred bodies of the eight people were recovered from Bogtui village in Rampurhat police station area of the district, hours after the murder of a local TMC leader.

published on : 1st April 2022

Birbhum killings: Trinamool leader indicates infightings within ruling party

Last week, eight people were burnt alive, while another succumbed to her injuries later, in Bogtui village near Rampurhat town of the district in the suspected fallout of a TMC activists's murder.

published on : 1st April 2022

Birbhum killings: Three more arrested over TMC leader's murder

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is investigating the killings following a Calcutta High Court order, is yet to make any arrest.

published on : 30th March 2022
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