Chinsurah, June 24: A land broker accused in a 2012 murder case was shot 11 times by a gang in a Hooghly market this morning, killing him in the stall where he was sipping tea. Sukanta Majumdar, 30, was out on bail in the murder of another land broker. His mother has named a co-accused in the case in connection with Sukanta’s murder.
Calcutta: Over 27,000 lawyers across the state observed a strike on Tuesday to protest the attack on advocate Rabindranath Bhattacharyya who was shot at in Barrackpore on June 18.
Labhpur: The widow of one of the three brothers murdered in 2010 allegedly during a meeting apparently called by Manirul Islam has accused the Trinamul MLA’s supporters of stealing agricultural equipment from the house that she and her relatives have fled.
Kalyani: A cable operator’s 16-year-old son who had taken his father’s car for a joyride died on Monday night when the vehicle fell into a ditch in Nadia.