BRIEFS 27-04-2006

Rape arrest Cousin killed Parties clash

By The Telegraph Online in Siliguri
  • Published 26.04.06

Rape arrest

Siliguri, April 26: A 24-year-old mentally challenged girl of Surya Sen Colony near New Jalpaiguri was allegedly raped last night by two middle-aged men of the same locality, one of them a Group D employee of Siliguri Municipality Corporation. The two were arrested today on the basis of a complaint lodged by the victim?s elder brother.

Police said the girl has disclosed that the duo had also raped her a couple of months ago, but she did not report the incident out of fear.

Cousin killed

Balurghat: Kantideb Sharma, 38, was killed on Wednesday morning by his cousins Budheswar and Rameshwar who hit him on the head with a thick iron rod. Police said the victim had protested against the two erecting a fence alongside his house in the Harirampur police station area. The officer-in-charge, Soumyajit Roy, said the two accused have gone missing.

Parties clash

Cooch Behar: Four Trinamul Congress supporters had to be admitted to hospital on Tuesday night following a clash with CPM supporters in the Balarampur gram panchayat of the Natabari Assembly constituency.