• search
For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS  
For Daily Alerts

Shocking video: Woman teacher in Bengal beaten, dragged by TMC leader

|

Kolkata, Feb 03: A shocking video of a woman tied with rope and dragged over a country road in West Bengal allegedly by a group of men led by a ruling Trinamool Congress panchayat leader Amal Sarkar was circulated on the internet.

The incident took place on Friday, at Fata Nagar village in the Gangarampur police station area of South Dinajpur district, around 400 km from Kolkata.

Shocking video: Woman teacher in Bengal beaten, dragged by TMC leader

The horrifying video shows that a woman was tied with rope and dragged over a country road by a group of men led by a ruling Trinamool Congress panchayat leader, and while the victim's sister raised a voice against this act she was also thrown to the ground and pulled by the arms and abused by the men.

Obscene video: Wife of jailed petrol bunk employee seeks 'mercy killing'

The victim had raised voice against their land that was being grabbed by the TMC-run panchayat for constructing a road.

    NEWS AT 3 PM, FEBRUARY 3rd, 2020

    On Sunday, the TMC district chief Arpita Ghosh reportedly ordered the suspension of panchayat leader Amal Sarkar from his office.

    However, till late evening on the day of the incident, no arrests were made in the case.

    The video that had gone viral on social media, shows the victim Smritikona Das in a maroon maxi being thrashed, thrown to the ground. Following a man ties a rope around her knees and another group of people drag her by her arms over a country road in Bengal. The victim Smritikona is reportedly a teacher at a nearby high school of the area.

    After this, when her elder sister Soma Das, presented on the spot, raised a voice at the men was also pushed to the ground and dragged to where her sister is seen lying.

    Reportedly, both the women in their late 20s were initially informed that the road being built in front of their house would be 12-feet wide.

    Viral video shows man holding Odisha minister's shoes during R-Day celebration

    Hence, they agreed to give up land for that. But after the panchayat allegedly decided to widen the road to 24 feet the women objected.

    The women met such horrifying treatment on Friday when they objected as bulldozers and road-rollers began work. Both the sisters were rushed to the hospital. Later, both were released.

    On Sunday, the victim Smrikona filed a police complaint against Amal Sarkar.

    For Daily Alerts
    Get Instant News Updates
    Enable
    x
    Notification Settings X
    Time Settings
    Done
    Clear Notification X
    Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
    Settings X
    X
    We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more
    X