Raiganj Turns Battleground As Tribals Protest Alleged Rape

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Raiganj : Nearly ten thousand tribals in Raiganj  launched a protest rally on Friday demanding the arrest of the assailants who allegedly raped and assaulted four tribal women on July 9th.

The protesters have set the bus stand and few shops ablaze and have reportedly gheraoed the local police station. They broke the police barricade and vandalised properties.

The tribals have blocked road along the Siliguri more. the local businessmen are disgruntled with the massive loss of properties and can gherao the police station.

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BJP had called for a district wide strike on July 9th. The women were allegedly raped in the Raigunj Bus Stand.

Among the six assailants, three have been nabbed. Three more are absconding. The tribals demand their immediate arrest and took the violent way.