3 Injured in Villagers & Police Conflict at Toofanganj


Cooch Behar: 3 Villagers injured after police shot at them in Cooch Behar’s Toofanganj on Saturday late at night after Villagers and Police got into a conflict  regarding the usage of mike.

According to local sources, on Saturday night at Toofanganj’s Natabari area a function was being held. Police had come to the spot as they received a complaint regarding mike being used late at night and ordered them to stop the function. A person from the Function, also a trinamool member got into a verbal spat with the police. Then they started fighting. Later the followers of the trinamool leader started attacking the police. Rifles of the police had been snatched. To bring matters into control police fired a round of bullets. Three Villagers got severely injured in the shooting. The shooting enraged the villagers and they attacked the Police, hitting and breaking police cars.

Toofanganj Police station’s SDPO brought a huge police force after the attack to bring matters into control. They also lathicharged at the villagers.