Police personnel attacked again in state


Burdwan: After attack on the police personnel of Raina Police Station, again the police personnel of Bhatar Police station of Burdwan was assaulted by angry villagers when they tried to stop them from attacking the house of the in-laws of a woman who was charred to death on Sunday.

The woman named Sutapa Ghosh (20) was charred to death in Orgram area of Bhatar Police Station. The woman was admitted to Burdwan Medical College with burn injuries where she died. After the news of her death spread, the angry villagers attacked the house of her in-laws and allegedly beat up her husband, father and mother-in-law.

When police tried to stop them, the angry villagers even attacked the policemen with bricks, bamboo sticks following which the OC Mithun Ghosh and four other policemen were injured. They have been rescued and taken to Burdwan Medical College and Hospital for treatment.