Mob Goes On Rampage In East Burdwan


Asansol: Police from two police stations and rapid action force pressed in Dharampur in East Burdwan turned into a battlefield after a retired employee of the state public works department (PWD) was crushed to death by a lorry.

Islam Sheikh (64) was heading towards Burdwan town on a motorcycle. As he was passing through Dharampur area, he came across a lorry, he was crushed to death by the killer lorry at the spot..

Angry mob torched four vehicles, including the killer lorry, and blocked Burdwan-Katwa road for over two hours. Police from two police stations Burdwan and Bhatar had rushed to the spot to control the situation.

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As the situation turned grim with the mob growing more aggressive, huge police team in along with a rapid action troop has rushed to the spot and tried to dissuade the violent crowd.