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Tripura Political Violence: BJP councilor and Cong worker Pankaj Barma arrested

First Published: 23rd January, 2023 18:57 IST

An incident of political violence has come to the fore after a BJP councilor of the Agartala Municipal Corporation was arrested by police late Saturday night.

The BJP councilor was arrested for allegedly assaulting a supporter of the opposition Congress in Agartala.

Speaking on the matter, Sub divisional Police Officer (SDPO) of Sadar subdivision Ajay Kumar Das said that, Congress supporter identified as Pankaj Barman of Dukli Housing Complex was allegedly beaten up by BJP supporters. Upon getting the information police rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control. Later the victim filed a police complaint at the East Agartala police station against a total of nine persons.

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