Siliguri, 22nd January: After Kalimpong resident, Rahul Trikhatri was arrested with firearms, Kalimpong Additional SP Azim Sheikh arrived in Matigara police station today for inquiries.
According to the information, Rahul is associated with a political party in the hills. In this context, the Additional SP arrived in Siliguri today to inquire at whose behest Rahul bought the firearms and where did he get the money from.
Reportedly, the Additional SP discussed the matter with the officials of Siliguri Metropolitan Police for hours. He also interrogated the three accused of Bihar arrested along with Rahul Trikhatri.
As per the information received, Matigara police is keeping a close eye on the case jointly with the Bihar Police. The Siliguri Metropolitan Police has also formed a separate team to investigate the matter.
According to Sheikh Azim, Additional SP of Kalimpong, Rahul Trikhatri has a criminal history. Apart from this, he is a member of a political party of the hills. Due to which the matter is being taken seriously and all aspects are being investigated.
It is to be noted, the Matigara police arrested four on Wednesday in connection to the incident. The arrested have been identified as Suman Chaudhary, Bhanu Kumar, Mohammed Saddam Alam and Rahul Trikhatri. Police recovered 91 rounds of ammunition and seven firearms from them. All the accused are currently on police remand.