Tripura: Former CM's residence, set on fire by unknown miscreants.
In a shocking incident, the residence of former Chief Minister of Tripura and BJP Rajya Sabha MP, Biplab Deb, was set on fire by anonymous miscreants.
The residence is located at Jamjuri town in Gomati district.
According to reports, the unknown miscreants belonged from the CPI (M) and they have destroyed the house, broke most of the windows of the house and then set the house on fire. And apart from the house, the miscreants have also destroyed the vehicles.
It has been reported that, the former CM Biplab Deb was not present in his house while the incident had taken place.
Reportedly, a police complaint has been lodged and further investigation is underway.
Apparently, Deb's family were preparing for the yearly rituals of Deb's late father's death anniversary which was scheduled to be held on January 4, Wednesday and for which, many priests were also present there.
The goons then attacked these priests who had arrived at Deb's residence to pay their respects and take care of the preparations.
According to reports, the miscreants were about 15-20 people and were chanting "either CPIM or nobody" while creating the ruckus.
It has also been reported that many shops were also destroyed before the miscreants fled off the incident spot.
According to a report by Gplus, one person has been arrested in connection with the incident.
The locals living near the CM's residence are scared and there is a tensed situation. There was even a mass protest carried out.
The former CM of Tripura Biplab Deb, following the incident, said, that the rival parties are behind this. They are envious of the development in the state and hence taking such steps.