Kolkata: West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Sunday urged Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to work in accordance with the regulation and the Constitution, and asserted that the state police can not behave like “political workers”. After assembly members of the family of BJP employee Madan Ghorai, who died allegedly in police custody, Dhankhar stated the state police was “playing with fire”.

“Work in accordance with the law and the Constitution. You will find your governor working with your government shoulder to shoulder in the service of people,” Dhankhar stated.

The governor, who has been at odds with the federal government since assuming cost in the state, stated, “Police cannot be political workers.”

“Those who are sleeping like Kumbhakarna are not aware that there is something like destiny,” he informed newspersons on the Raj Bhavan.

Earlier in the day, Dhankhar wrote a letter to the chief minister and stated the demise of Ghorai is one more occasion of “dehumanising torture, assault and death” in custody.

Ghorai was arrested in Patashpur in East Medinipur district on September 26 in connection with a kidnapping case. He was the BJP sales space vice-president in the world.

The police had stated he was in judicial custody and never in its custody as claimed by the saffron party.

Swapan Ghorai, brother of the deceased BJP employee, urged the governor to intervene in the matter.

He handed over a letter to the governor, alleging that the police personnel had overwhelmed his brother on the time of his arrest.

Madan was in judicial custody since September 27, and his spouse was knowledgeable on October 13 that he had died and was requested to gather his lifeless physique from SSKM Hospital right here, Swapan stated in his letter to the governor.