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Three more arrested from West Bengal in Kurla firing case

Kurla police have arrested three men from Siliguri in West Bengal in connection with a gun attack on a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) contractor in Kurla area of Mumbai earlier on January 9, officials said on Monday.

Kurla police have arrested three men from Siliguri in West Bengal in connection with a gun attack on a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) contractor in Kurla area of Mumbai earlier on January 9, officials said on Monday.According to the police, BMC contractor Suraj Pratap Singh was fired at to pressurize him to withdraw his bid for tender of a project worth Rs 45 crore for the repair of footpaths and drainage lines.The BMC contractor was unharmed.The BMC contractor's car was stopped by two men and Sagar Pradip Yeroonkar (one of the two) fired at the car, following which the contractor approached the nearby Kurla police station to register a case.

Earlier the Kurla police had arrested six accused in the firing.The trio were planning to flee to Sikkim, officials said.

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