“Uttar Dinajpur rape & murder case: Angry locals hold cops hostage over mishandling of victim’s body, Mamata Banerjee alleges BJP brought Biharis to attack police”, Op India, April 26, 2023:
“Amidst reports of intermittent violence emerging in West Bengal’s Uttar Dinajpur area following the brutal rape and murder of a minor Dalit girl on Friday (April 21) morning, a video is being shared on Twitter with claims that the angry locals held the police official hostage and beat them up. Several cops were reportedly injured in the incident.
The video was first shared by TMC spokesperson Kunal Ghosh on April 26 on Twitter. In the video, some cops can be seen assaulted by some people, with the policemen screaming in pain, amid noise by people present at the spot. It can be seen that four policemen are lying on the ground inside a house, and around half a dozen people were beating them using sticks.
Reportedly, the policemen were assaulted by angry locals after the police had dragged the body of the minor Dalit girl, the victim of the rape and murder. Moreover, when the villagers had protested demanding justice, the police lathi-charged them….”
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