NIA conducts raids at 17 locations in Mominpur

Kolkata: The National Investigation Agency (NIA), probing the violent clashes between the two communities at Mominpur (Kidderpore) on October 10 last, on Wednesday conducted raids at 17 locations and seized over Rs 33 lakh in cash and many incriminating documents, the central agency said.

” The NIA conducts multiple searches (17 locations in Bhukailash Road in Mominpur) in the case pertaining to the clash between two communities in the jurisdiction of Ekbalpur Police Station in Kolkata. and seized cash Rs 33,87,300 and many incriminating documents and sharp weapons,” an NIA said.

” During the search, the NIA seized Rs 30,55,000 from the house of Md Salauddin Siddique, Rs 1,59,300 from the house of Zakir Hossain and Rs 1,73,000 from the house of Tipu. All three are evading arrest. Sharp-edged weapons and other inseminated items have been seized,” the statement maintained.

During the search operations, a section of local people had assembled and attempted to prevent the

NIA officials from entering, but the policemen from Ekbalpur drove them away.

UNI

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