A team of CBI officials visited Howrah district in the morning and detained all six of them from Domjur area
A five-judge bench of the Calcutta High Court has entrusted the CBI with the investigation into alleged rapes and murders after the assembly polls in West Bengal earlier this year.
The High Court also directed a Special Investigation Team to look into all other cases related to the violence.
On Thursday, the Trinamool Congress chief accused NHRC of "disrespecting the court" and pursuing BJP's "political vendetta" by leaking its report to the media.
“Thousands… subjected to murder, rape, displacement and intimidation,” NHRC wrote in its report to Calcutta high court on post-poll violence in West Bengal.
High Court said the Bengal government is in denial mode about post-poll violence and directed it to treat all complaints regarding post-poll violence as FIR
The BJP has condemned the incident while the Trinamool Congress asserted that none from the ruling party was involved in the attack.
Jagdeep Dhankhar, whose visit to Cooch Behar was roundly criticised by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, was shown black flags by some people at Golokganj.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar claimed that people, who cast their votes as per their choice, are being subjected to attacks in West Bengal.
Central leadership of the BJP and RSS made hashtags like #BengalBurning and #ArrestMamata trend on Twitter.
'Not even 24 hours have passed since I was sworn-in as the CM, and letters, a central team have started arriving', Mamata Banerjee said.
BJP national secretary Rahul Sinha who was accompanying the minister claimed that the attack took place despite the presence of the police personnel.
The 22-year-old Youth League member, Mansur had died in a post-poll clash allegedly between workers of the CPI(M) and the IUML on Tuesday.
In the Kanthi Dakshin seat of Purba Medinipur district, voters staged protests outside a polling booth over alleged malfunctioning of an electronic voting machine (EVM).
Local BJP leaders said that the TMC men are trying to disrupt peace in the constituency.
The ruling Trinamool Congress and the BJP blamed each other for the clashes, which is seen as an attempt to establish dominance in Bhatpara, which comes under the Barrackpore Lok Sabha constituency.
After the meeting, BJP state vice president Jay Prakash Majumdar said the governor gave some suggestions, but the TMC's representative said he needs to consult the party.
Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi has sent a letter to all prominent political parties in West Bengal, urging them to attend the all-party meet at Raj Bhavan.
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