New Delhi: Several BJP leaders from West Bengal Monday shared an image of an injured Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel, claiming that he was attacked by members of the Trinamool Congress.
Leaders such as Saumitra Khan, president of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha and MP from Bishnupur, and BJP MLA Abhijeet Singh Sanga tweeted the photo of the officer, who had a deep gash on his cheek.
In his tweet, Sanga said: “Wonder how many people Mamata didi will get killed fearing the fall of her government.”
TMC वालो ये बताओ इस @CISFHQrs जवान की इस कदर पिटाई करने का लाइसेंस मिला है क्या तुम्हारे पाले हुए गुंडों को? इसके बाद गोली चलनी स्वाभाविक है।
ममता दीदी अपनी सरकार गिरने के डर से न जाने कितने लोगों की हत्या करवायेंगी! pic.twitter.com/U1noqXwlhs
— MLA Abhijeet Singh Sanga (@BJP4Abhijeet) April 12, 2021
বন্দুক ছিনিয়ে নেওয়ার চেষ্টা করা হয়।
গুরুতর জখম হন এক জওয়ান।
তাই আত্মরক্ষার্থে গুলি চালাতে বাধ্য হয় কেন্দ্রীয় বাহিনী। pic.twitter.com/6dYWciRAVT
— Saumitra khan (@KhanSaumitra) April 11, 2021
BJP leader and MP from Barrackpore Arjun Singh had also tweeted the photograph, but deleted it soon after.
All three of the politicians have verified handles, and their tweets garnered 800 likes in total and have also been retweeted more than 500 times.
The image of the CISF personnel was also shared on WhatsApp and Facebook.
The photograph of the wounded officer, however, is from Jharkhand and not West Bengal. Furthermore, the CISF official was attacked by langurs and not members of the TMC.
The incident was reported in the Dainik Jagran Saturday as well as Prabhat Khabar.
CISF officer S.P. Sharma was attacked by three langurs when he was on night duty in Baghmara, located in the Dhanbad district of Jharkhand.
According to the article in Dainik Jagran, he tried defending himself with a stick but the langurs wounded him badly. This is not the first attack by langurs to take place in the area.
ThePrint also confirmed the incident with the Baghmara Police Station who further explained that such attacks had taken place in the past and were becoming a menace for security forces.
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(Edited by Rachel John)