BRIEFS 27-05-2013

Agent wife dead Factory ire Road deaths Health jab

By The Telegraph Online
  • Published 27.05.13

Agent wife dead

Tamluk, May 26: The wife of a funds-mobilising company agent was yesterday found hanging from the ceiling of her East Midnapore home after she was allegedly hounded by relatives whom she had persuaded to invest over Rs 1 lakh in the firm.

Lakshmi Mondal’s husband Tarakeshwar worked with the Contai-based Embassy Infratech India Ltd, which closed down after the Saradha default erupted last month. He had collected over Rs 4 lakh.

Factory ire

Durgapur: Two senior engineers were on Sunday heckled by employees of Chittaranjan Locomotive Works protesting negligence and lack of work safety after two contract labourers died at the plant.

Road deaths

Chinsurah: Two labourers were killed while crossing the Burdwan-Tarakeswar road when a matador van hit them on Sunday.

Health jab

Calcutta: The Congress’s Bengal minder, Shakeel Ahmed, has said health care in the state “has worsened” in the past two years.