West Bengal: BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari, brother booked for stealing relief material
A first information report has been filed against Bharatiya Janata Party leader Suvendu Adhikari and his brother Soumendu Adhikari for allegedly stealing relief material from the Kanthi Municipality office in West Bengal’s East Medinipur district, reported NDTV on Sunday.
The FIR was lodged on a complaint by Ratnadip Manna, a member of Kanthi Municipal Administrative Board. “On 29 May 2021 at 12:30 pm as per direction of Suvendu Adhikari and his brother and former Municipal Chief Soumendu Adhikari of Kanthi Municipality, Government tripal [canvas] whose estimated value is around lakhs of rupees, was taken away from municipality office godown by forcefully and illegally opening locks,” Manna said in his complaint lodged submitted on Tuesday.
Manna also alleged that the Suvendu Adhikari, who is also the leader of the Opposition in the West Bengal Assembly, and his brother used armed central forces in their security detail in the theft….