|Injured BJP worker being treated at MMCH on Monday (Photo: Sudip Roy Choudhury)|
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
BJP workers injured, TMC accused
Malda, 2 March, 2015: A BJP activist Rajkumar Mandal, 40 was critically injured in attack allegedly by the Trinamul Congress workers last evening at Srinibaspur village of Akandabaria grampanchayat in Baishnabnagar police station. His elder brother Sukumar Mandal was injured too in a bid to save Rajkumar.
While Rajkumar is under treatment at Malda Medical College Hospital (MMCH), Sukumar was released after primary treatment. Later, he lodged police complaint against against three Trinamul Congress workers namely Krishna Mandal, Naresh Mandal and Putul Mandal today.
In his complaint Sukumar Mandal claimed that while his brother Rajkumar was returning from land, Nareh, Krishna and Putul attacked him with sharp weapons.
"As my brother yelled for rescue, I rushed out. They attacked me too," Sukumar added. He claimed that the accused were threatening him and his brother to quit the BJP and join the Trinamul. He said that he and his brother had been BJP activists for years.
District Trinamul president Moazzem Hossain denied the allegations and termed the incident as a feud beteeen two families.
SP Prasun Banerjee said, "Police received a complaint regarding a scuffle in Baishnabnagar. The accused are absconding. An enquiry has been started."