Police have registered an FIR against BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari and his brother Soumendu Adhikari for allegedly stealing relief material from the Kanthi Municipality office in Purba Medinipur district of West Bengal. According to the police report, the case was registered against the Suvendu brothers based on a complaint lodged by Ratnadip Manna, a member of the Kanti Municipal Administration Board.
Ratnadip Manna lodged a complaint at the Kanthi police station on June 1. Around 12.30 pm on May 29, the complainant alleged that Suvendu Adhikari, his brother, Soumendu Adhikari, the former Municipal Chief of Kanthi Municipality. had illegally opened the locks of the municipality warehouse and stolen the relief materials.
The relief materials are said to be worth millions of rupees. The complainant alleged that the BJP leaders forcibly seized the relief materials using the Armed Forces.