Police-Locals Clash Turns Baruipur Into Battleground


Baruipur: Clashes between locals and police force has turned Dholhat into a complete mayhem on Sunday. Few have been injured in the incident.

A local businessman was murdered some days back. Residents have been coercing the police to detain the accused but to little effect. A meeting between the locals and top officials was scheduled for Sunday. But the officials had failed to turn. This led to a brawl between the two sides resulting in a violent face-off.

The mob ransacked the police station and few vehicles. RAF has been deployed to take control of the situation. Locals also allege that open fire by the police had killed one.

Police claims that the attack was previously plotted and that an anti-social group has fuelled the attack. The area has been cordoned off by the police temporarily.