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Party MP Sushmita Dev attacked in Tripura, car damaged: TMC

Sushmita Dev is a Rajya Sabha MP who was campaigning ‘Tripurar Jonno Trinamool’ (TMC for Tripura) when the incident happened, the party said.

TMC on Friday said that the party MP was violently attacked in the Amtali area and sustained injuries from the attack when she was campaigning with her party workers and I-PAC employees in a car.

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Sources from the party said that she was then taken to a private hospital for treatment.

West Tripura superintendent of police, Manik Das stated that some unidentified wrongdoers damaged Dev’s car when she was conducting the campaign and a police force immediately reached the spot.

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Sushmita Dev personally visited the Amtali police station and lodged a complaint. The situation is under control, the police officer said.

TMC didn’t give prior notice that a political campaign will be held hence the police was not present there. The wrongdoers have slightly damaged the car but police didn’t see any visible injury.

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Das further added that the investigation is one, according to PTI reports.

Soon after the incident, Abhishek Banerjee tweeted this:

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The party tweeted the following:

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The TMC leaders attacked BJP for this attack. With the upcoming elections, such tensions are likely to be on the rise rather than reaching lows.

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