Youth killed after being hit by truck Uttam Mondal, 32, died after being knocked down by a truck in Maniktala on Sunday afternoon. Police said Mondal, a resident of Joynagar, South 24-Parganas, was taken to NRS Medical College and Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The truck fell into a roadside ditch after hitting Mondal.
Body with injuries The body of a 24-year-old man, bearing multiple injuries, was found in Sonarpur, on the southern fringes of the city, on Sunday morning. Police suspect the youth was murdered elsewhere on Saturday night. The body has been sent for post-mortem.
Death arrests Seven persons were arrested on Sunday night in connection with the “unnatural death” of 18-year-old Jamuna Sardar in Baruipur, on the southern fringes of the city. Jamuna worked as a domestic help. Those arrested, including Tariqul Islam, with whom Jamuna had an affair, have been remanded in jail custody for two weeks.
Children’s Day Shaptarshi Music and Art School, in collaboration with Victoria Memorial Hall, organised Children’s Awareness Programme 2006 to mark Children’s Day on Sunday at Gandhi Seva Sangha in Lake Town. The event featured a drawing contest and a workshop on clay modelling.
Vigilance week Vigilance Awareness Week was observed by UTI Technology Services from November 6 to 10. A seminar was organised on Friday. A.K. Gupta, administrator, ITC Ltd, attended the seminar.
Held at airport
Three persons have been arrested in the past two days at Calcutta airport in connection with a fake passport and immigration stamp racket. Akum Eziri Chijoke, a Nigerian national, was arrested on Sunday morning when he was to board a Calcutta-Kathmandu flight. Immigration officials said the immigration stamp on his passport was false.
On Saturday, Md Rizwan was arrested for carrying a fake passport. Rizwan, a resident of Jharkhand, arrived in Calcutta from Singapore. He said he had lost his passport and an agent had given him the new one. The agent, Md Suleiman Raghid, of Park Street, arrived on the same flight and was arrested.
To Kolkata Kagaj Babsayee samity for donating clothes to the underprivileged