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Real estate developer arrested in firing case

Last Updated: Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 15:45

Kolkata: A real estate developer has been arrested for his alleged involvement in Monday`s firing at a disputed property here close to the police commissioner`s residence, taking the total number of arrests to 14.

The real estate developer, Parag Majumdar, was arrested by Kolkata police detectives from the airport yesterday, when he was trying to board a flight to Mumbai, police said.
Majumdar was arrested on the charges of criminal conspiracy and trespass, the sources said.

Earlier thirteen persons, including four women, were arrested. They were sent to police custody till November 25 by a court on Tuesday.

The Detective Department has taken over the case from the local Shakespeare Police.

Two persons were killed and another was seriously injured after the occupant of the disputed property, Mamata Agarwal, who ran a Montessori school there, opened fire.

PTI
First Published: Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 15:45
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