Bombs at cops
Calcutta, Nov. 20: Two police officers were injured when a mob, allegedly led by Trinamul supporters, hurled bombs at them during a raid in Rajarhats Sashan.
The mob damaged two police vehicles and tried to snatch a murder accused the cops had taken along with them. Shyamal Sarkar and Manirul Islam Sarkar suffered splinter injuries.
Calcutta: A speeding truck smashed the head of a man who had got stuck in the divider railings on Central Avenue while trying to squeeze through a gap between the rods. Bappa Pal, 27, was an Assam resident.
Calcutta: A youth duped an elderly man out of Rs 2.5 lakh with the bait of a dollar for every Rs 20. Jodhpur Park resident Ashish Kumar Ghosh, 72, later found that the bag of dollars the conman had given him had only newspapers stuffed inside.
Darjeeling: A 19-year-old Chinese tourist has filed a police complaint alleging a youth had tried to molest her on Darjeelings Nehru Road on Friday evening.
Midnapore: Maoists allegedly abducted a teacher and a woman worker involved with the Integrated Child Development Scheme in West Midnapore on Friday.
Calcutta: The state government on Saturday cleared the 16.72km Joka-BBD Bag Metro Rail project.