Death in lock up, complaint lodged to SP


Maldah: Row over land has resulted in death at Maldah’s Harishchandrapur. The police had arrested Obaidur Rehman in the case on wednesday. The incident took a new turn when Obaidur was reported dead at the lock up. His family members have pointed their fingers against the police itself. Obaidur was transferred to a Kolkata hospital where he was reported dead. Rehman’s daughter, Hasnara Begum has lodged a complaint to the Superintendent of Police citing that Obaidur was killed at the lock up. The SP has assured to take the case to the magistrate,if required, to provide proper justice.

However, the police had denied any such report of torture to Obaidur. The SP has decided to look into the matter from a neutral stand.