Usti: Usti turns violent over communal tension. Almost a communal riot broke out at Usti market in South 24 Pargana, of West Bengal. According to sources, it has been going on since morning.
About 15 Hindu shops & few minority shops were totally destroyed. Properties and cash worth more than a crore were looted from shops belonging to Hindus. Minister of State for Minority Affairs, Giyasuddin Mollah has reached the place and reportedly insulted SDPO.
It is reported that he has asked the police to act in favour of the minorities. Bomb squad has been sent to the troubled area. The tension between the two groups has gripped the Usti market