TMC files two FIRs against BJP Bengal chief Dilip Ghosh for ‘shot like dogs’ comments over anti-CAA protesters

  • Senior TMC leader and state food supplies minister Jyotipriyo Mullick said on Tuesday that party activists have lodged a police complaint against Ghosh for his controversial remark

  • 'The common people are living in fear. Some are apprehending that Dilip Ghosh might kill them or shoot them. So a police complaint has been filed at Habra police station in North 24 Parganas,' Mullick said

  • The second police complaint has been filed by a TMC leader in Ranaghat area of Nadia district

Kolkata: TMC has lodged two police complaints against West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh in Nadia and North 24 Parganas districts for his comments that anti-CAA protesters "were shot like dogs", police and TMC sources said on Tuesday.

 TMC files two FIRs against BJP Bengal chief Dilip Ghosh for ‘shot like dogs’ comments over anti-CAA protesters

File image BJP MP from West Bengal Dilip Ghosh. News18

Senior TMC leader and state food supplies minister Jyotipriyo Mullick said on Tuesday that party activists have lodged a police complaint against Ghosh for his controversial remark.

"The common people are living in fear. Some are apprehending that Dilip Ghosh might kill them or shoot them. So a police complaint has been filed at Habra police station in North 24 Parganas, which is being treated as a FIR," Mullick said.

The second police complaint has been filed by a TMC leader in Ranaghat area of Nadia district.

"We have received the complaint. We are looking into it," Nadia district police said.

Ghosh has kicked up a row with his remark at a public meeting in Nadia district on Sunday that "anti-CAA protesters were shot like dogs in BJP-ruled states", provoking criticism from political rivals as well as his own partymen.

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Updated Date: Jan 14, 2020 23:13:18 IST