Kidnapped cops' families reach Delhi to meet Mamata, Chidambaram

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New Delhi, Oct.27 (ANI): Families of the two cops' who were kidnapped by Maoists on July 30 as they stepped out of their security camp in Dharampur in Lalgarh District have arrived in the national capital to meet with Railways Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee and Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram.

Sources said that Banerjee is aiming to derive the maximum political capital from the West Bengal Government's inability to counter the Naxal menace effectively, by bringing relatives of two kidnapped policemen and having a meeting with Chidambaram.

Trinamool leader Partha Chatterjee, who is accompanying them to the national capital, said before boarding the train at the Howrah Railway Station that they were going to Delhi on Banerjee's instructions.

The two policemen kidnapped are sub-inspector Kanchan Garai and constable Sabir Mollah.

On Saturday, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharya had erroneously told a press conference that the two policemen had been killed, but changed his statement later.

The chief minister's statement took the state administration by surprise because police had information to the contrary.

The families are desperate to have the two kidnapped policemen rescued. (ANI)

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