Mayor’s niece beats up cop


Kolkata: According to police, the mayor’s niece Debapriya Chatterjee was travelling in her car along with four friends allegedly under the influence of alcohol last night.She hit a pedestrian and injured him at Rash Behari Avenue, following which a traffic constable tried to stop the car.She also prevented the traffic constable from performing his duty, after which the police lodged a complaint and started an investigation.”It is true that the car was being driven under the influence of alcohol and the traffic constable was stopped from performing his duty. We have lodged complaints and have started an investigation,” a senior police official.

Debapriya, however, denied the allegations.”There is no evidence that I was driving the car under the influence of alcohol. Neither did I hit any pedestrian. It is a trap to frame me,” she said.When contacted Shovan Chatterjee said “I have heard about the incident. Law will take its own course.