BJYM leader found hanging in Cossipore,
HM Amit Shah demanded CBI probe


HnExpress Mayank Chakravarty, Kolkata : The death of a Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) Arjun Chaurasia (26), a BJYM vice-president, was found hanging early in the morning in an abandoned railway quarters in north Kolkata’s Cossipore, two blocks from his home. Moments after the body was found, BJP functionaries started trooping in and, along with the family, prevented cops from taking the body, demanding it remain untouched until Amit Shah and other BJP brass reached the spot.

Amit Shah reached the spot an hour after the cops finally succeeded in taking away the body by pushing and shoving family members, locals and supporters. The Union home minister met Chaurasia’s family, and said “The family complains that Arjun Chaurasia has been murdered,” he said. “BJP condemns the murder and the party stands with the family that wants a CBI probe.” The body of BJP leader Arjun Chaurasia on Saturday was shifted to the Command Hospital in the city from the West Bengal government owned RG Kar Medical College.

And hospital for autopsy following a Calcutta High Court order. A division bench headed by Chief Justice Prakash Srivastava on Friday afternoon directed the city police commissioner to arrange to send the body to Army hospital in south Kolkata for post-mortem, which would be videographed in presence of a chief judicial magistrate.


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