Kanthi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suvendu Adhikari and his brother Soumendu Adhikari have been booked for allegedly stealing relief material from Kanthi municipality office in West Bengal’s Purba Medinipur district.
A FIR has been filed against the two on basis of complaint filed by TMC leader Ratnadip Manna on June 1.
In his complaint, Manna, who is also a member of the Kanthi Municipal Administrative Board stated: “On 29 May 2021 at 12:30 pm as per direction of Suvendu Adhikari and his brother and former Municipal Chief Soumendu Adhikari of Kanthi Municipality, Government tripal whose estimated value is around lakhs of rupees, was taken away from municipality office godown by forcefully and illegally opening locks.”
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The complaint mentioned that the BJP leaders used armed central forces in the alleged theft.