Kolkata, July 13
A West Bengal MLA was discovered lifeless beneath mysterious circumstances close to his dwelling in North Dinajpur district on Monday, an incident his household and the BJP claimed was a “cold-blooded murder”, and blamed the ruling TMC for it.
The physique of Debendra Nath Ray, in his 60s, was discovered hanging from the ceiling of a verandah exterior a shuttered store close to his dwelling in Bindal village within the Hemtabad space of the district, the police mentioned.
The police mentioned a suicide notice was discovered from his shirt pocket the place he blamed two individuals for his loss of life.
Ray had gained the Hemtabad (reserved) seat on a CPM ticket in 2016 however later joined the BJP. He had, nevertheless, not stop his Assembly seat. The BJP chief’s household has demanded a CBI inquiry into the incident, saying they suspected he was murdered. — PTI