Kolkata: Three persons have been arrested by Dum Dum police station for allegedly killing Ganesh Kundu, the worker of a decorator’s shop at Gorabazar in Dum Dum. The trio are identified as Bacchu Das, Subho Chakraborty and Santanu Mridha.Sources informed that the trio were hiding somewhere in the Sunderbans of South 24-Parganas. Police claimed the trio have admitted to have committed the crime. Though they have revealed the motive behind the murder, police are not believing their words. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifeAccording to the sources, Das was accused of heckling the local councillor over a complaint filed against him by Ganesh. It was alleged that a few months ago, Das allegedly wanted to install a temporary food stall in front of the decorator’s shop to which Ganesh had opposed. Later, the matter went to the councillor’s office where the councillor stood in favour of Ganesh as putting up a temporary shop on a government property is illegal. As a result, Das got agitated and heckled the councillor. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Mercedes car in Kolkata, 2 pedestrians killedGanesh’s wife Rekha also alleged that Das threatened her husband around two months ago for complaining against him to the councillor. He also warned Ganesh with dire consequences. Though locals claimed two persons had come and killed Ganesh, police believe that three persons were there. One was sitting on the bike, one got down from the bike and stood there, while the third person came and shot Ganesh from point blank range. Later, three of them fled riding the bike. To identify their claims, police will take them in remand and may reconstruct the incident in their presence. “Though they are saying what they have to say, we are not at a stage to confirm the trio’s claims. Our investigation will continue until we are sure about the claims,” said Ananda Roy, Deputy Commissioner of Police, (Belgharia) of Barrackpore Police.