Tripura: Youth Allegedly tries to Kill CM Biplab Kumar; Attempt to Murder Case Registered

AGARTALA: In a shocking incident, the West Tripura district SP Manik Lal Das informed the media that the chief minister had narrowly escaped an attempt on his life on Thursday night.

SP Das further reiterated that, “A private car which was going at a breakneck speed whizzed past him and his security entourage when Deb was on a night stroll and was returning to his official residence at Syama Prasad Mookerjee Lane.”

He further added that, “The CM managed to jump aside as the vehicle whisked past him. However, one of his security personnel sustained minor injuries.”

The three assailants have been as Subham Saha, 27, an engineer and working as business developer in a private farm, Aman Saha, 25, a BBA degree holder and Gairik Ghosh, 24, an unemployed graduate in Arts. The police said that the three assailants belonged to very affluent families.

According to police reports, the incident took place during the curfew imposed during Covid SOP and the three. As per reports, these assailants not only violated the curfew protocols, but also illegally overtook six police barricades and attacked a policeman when he tried to intercept the three drunken youths.

The police informed that, immediately the team chased the Bolero car as the youths tried to escape, but ultimately arrested them late on Thursday night.

A case was registered in the West Agartala police station and various charges including rash driving, obstructing government servants on duty, willfully injuring public servants and attempt to murder the Tripura CM.

Meanwhile, the Police have seized the car and their mobile phones. Raids have been conducted in their houses and other places to obtain their antecedents while further information is awaited.

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