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CBI team in Kokrajhar to probe Lafikul case

Kokrajhar: A six member team of the Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) has started probing the murder of Lafikul Islam Ahmed in Kokrajhar four months after the sensational case struck the state. Led by CBI SP attached to special crime branch Upendra Kumar Agarwal, the CBI team based in Kolkata arrived in Kokrajhar on Thursday and visited at the spot at Titaguri Bazar and rushed at Salakati SBI branch office.

 

The CBI team which is camping at the Kokrajhar Circuit House and has been extracting inputs for the probe. The investigation agency has already questioned some eye witness  apart from interacting with the police officials. They interrogated the owner of the JK Trader Gautam Khundo and bullet injury survivor Shubangkhar Chakrabarty where Lafikul was shot dead by unidentified miscreants on August 1, 2017. The CBI team checked bank accounts belonging to Lafikul Islam at Salakati SBI branch and interacted with bank officials.

 

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