Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Police raid doctor's residence

Burdwan (WB), Apr 19 (PTI) Police have raided the residence of a doctor in Asansol near here, suspecting him of providing medical aid to Maoists.

A police team raided the residence of Samir Biswas at Bajghoria last night. As Biswas was not at his residence, two caretakers of the house -- Susanta Das and Rajesh Marandi -- were detained, Superintendent of Police R Rajsekharan said today.

The SP alleged that Biswas used to treat Maoists and the two caretakers knew about it, so they have been detained.

During the raid at Biswas' residence police found a large number of Maoists posters and leaflets.

The brother and nephew of Biswas, residents of Mahisilo colony of Asansol, were also detained today for questioning, the SP added.

Meanwhile, local people put up a road blockade at Bajghoria area to protest the police detaining the caretakers and brother and nephew of Biswas.

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