NIA meets CID officials, to visit Burdwan blast site

A day after the Centre handed over the Burdwan blast case to NIA, a team of its officials visited the CID headquarters on Friday and spoke to the investigators, who were till now probing the case.

Kolkata: A day after the Centre handed over the Burdwan blast case to NIA, a team of its officials visited the CID headquarters on Friday and spoke to the investigators, who were till now probing the case.

"A team of NIA officers came to CID headquarters today and spoke to senior officials and senior investigators who were investigating the case. Today they will visit the blast site in Burdwan. By tomorrow we will hand over the papers regarding the investigation to NIA officers," a senior CID official told PTI

The Centre had yesterday handed over to NIA the probe into the bomb blast in Burdwan in which role of terror groups is suspected.

The Trinamool Congress government, which had said it had faith in the ongoing CID investigation, said the decision was taken suo motu.

Two suspected militants - Shakil Ahmed and Sovan Mandal - were killed and another person Hasan Saheb was injured in the explosion on October 2 in a house at Khagragarh in Burdwan town.

Six persons, including two women, have been arrested so far in the case.

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