TMC Panchayat member injured in scuffle with youth

first_imgKolkata: A Trinamool Congress Panchayat member sustained injuries after being beaten up by a youth who was later arrested by Bidhannagar police.The incident took place near Unitech More in New Town on Thursday morning. Police said that the victim Akhtar Gazi, also known as Tutun, is a Panchayat member of Baliguri. He was passing near Unitech gate number 1 in his car, when the accused youth, Rajib Majumdar, an IT employee who was riding his motorcycle, hit the vehicle. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifeAccording to the police, the accused youth was riding the motorcycle at a high speed, as a result of which he lost control over the vehicle. After his bike hit the car, Majumdar hurled expletives at the driver of the car. As the Panchayat member protested against the incident, the accused engaged in a heated altercation with him. Majumdar allegedly beat up the Panchayat member and also snatched the key of his car. The accused tried to flee with the key following the incident. Some traffic police officers who were there in the nearby areas, chased the accused and managed to catch hold of him. He was brought to the local police station. The police recovered the key of the Panchayat member’s car. After a brief interrogation, the accused was arrested by Bidhannagar police on various charges.last_img

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