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The City Diary

Youths arrested

Rajib Chowdhury, a 20-year-old Tollygunge resident, was arrested on Saturday evening with a single-shot gun he had allegedly procured to avenge his girlfriend’s harassment by a student of Shyamaprasad College. The girl, a college student, had lodged a complaint with Bhowanipore police station on Saturday morning alleging that BA first-year student Sanat Ghosh had outraged her modesty. Ghosh was arrested on Saturday evening. Officers of Tollygunge police station arrested Chowdhury, an unemployed school dropout, late on Saturday.

Water shortage

Residents of Kalighat, Tollygunge, Behala, Jadavpur and Garden Reach received 14 million gallons of filtered water less than their usual quota on Sunday because of a snag in one of the four pumps at Garden Reach waterworks. Normal water supply will resume on Monday, said an official of the Calcutta Metropolitan Water and Sanitation Authority, which runs the waterworks.

Fraud held

Anjan Kundu and his brother Ranjan, residents of Posta, were arrested on Saturday for allegedly selling a house to two men. Police said the accused had allegedly sold their 18 Beadon Street house to a man in 2009. Recently, they resold the house to another man, who later found out that the property had been registered in another person’s name. Based on his complaint, the duo were arrested.


Police recovered 180 rounds of .303 bore cartridges for self-loading rifles near a pond at Raigachi in Rajarhat on Sunday morning. The cartridges were hidden in a the bag under a bush.

Cash found

Tanusree Mukherjee, a resident of Jadavpur, deposited Rs 49,500 which she had found by a canal in Rabindrapally, on the southern fringes, on Saturday. Police sources said Mukherjee had found a bundle of currency notes while she was walking along the canal on Saturday evening.

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