Locals block Kandi-Berhampore State Highway


Murshidabad: Protesting against the illegal land occupiers, the local people blocked Kandi-Berhampore State Highway and staged demonstration. The incident occurred on Saturday morning.

It has been alleged that a piece of land of Gokorno village hospital was forcefully occupied by a local goon Faizuddin Sheikh who threatened to murder Baban Das, a local businessman for gaining control over the area. Protesting against the incident the local people blocked the state highway.

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The road was kept blocked for nearly two and a half hours. Policemen from Kandi police station and BDO Surajit Roy arrived at the spot and talked with the protestors following which the blockade was removed.

Although the blockade was removed, the local have demanded the immediate arrest of the accused.