Durgapur, Sept. 3: In a crackdown on the scrap mafia operating in the industrial township following the murders of two security guards in a factory on Saturday night, the police are looking for a couple of women said to be having contacts in the ring.
“We have begun a search for these elements in different parts of the district and we think we can net the culprits soon,” said Burdwan superintendent of police B.N. Ramesh.
According to the police, the scrap mafia are active in the Durgapur belt, dotted with closed factories. The site of the twin deaths, New Allenby Engineering, is next to the closed Jessop factory.