Jamshedpur: Police could not arrest the killers of Jadugoda based liquor trader Anil Gupta even after three days have passed since his murder.
Residents of Jadugoda are angry over the brutal killing of Anil Gupta. The anger might result in protests on the streets if alleged killers are not arrested at the earliest.
It may be mentioned here that Jadugoda had witnessed a bandh on Sunday during which all shops and business establishments were closed in areas like Tilaitand, Rakha Copper, Jadugoda Colony, Jadugoda roundabout, Navrang Market, Dayal Market. Even all fueling stations in Jadugoda had downed shutters.
On Sunday president of Jamshedpur Chamber of Commerce Mohan Lal Agarwal and its secretary Harbinder Singh Mantu and hundreds of traders took out a protest rally from Jadugoda Chowk and reached Jadugoda police station.
The traders submitted a memorandum to DSP, Musaboni, Bachandev Kujur and Ghatsila DSP Pujya Prakash to the effect.
The delegation of chamber demanded immediate arrest of the killers of Anil Gupta, security to traders, security guards at the residence of Anil Gupta and extensive patrolling by Tiger Mobile in Jadugoda and its adjoined areas.
Mohan Lal Agrawal on the occasion said that Jamshedpur Chamber of Commerce held talks with chief minister Raghubar Das and SSP Amol V Homekar over the incident.
If the perpetrators of the murder are not arrested at the earliest the Chamber will intensify agitation, he said. In the meantime two police personnel have been deployed and security has been enhanced at the residence of Anil Gupta.
Ghatsila legislator Laxman Tudu also demanded security to the traders residing at Jadugoda. He demanded early arrests of killers and punishment through a fast track court.
Trader Anil Gupta was murdered on Saturday by four assailants who shot him dead.