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College student beaten up for protesting against eve-teasing

Kolkata: A college student from Berhampore in Murshidabad was seriously injured after being beaten up by some miscreants as he protested against eve-teasing of a girl in the locality. The victim has lodged a complaint at the local police station. The victim, Sahidul Haq has been undergoing treatment at the Murshidabad Medical College and Hospital. It was learnt that the victim was returning home from a private tuition at Basudevpur area along with some of his classmates. Some miscreants stopped a girl student and teased her. The victim came to her rescue when the miscreants beat him up badly resulting in serious injuries on various parts of his body.
The local people alleged that some local miscreants often used to tease girl students while passing though the area. Some of the local residents rushed to the spot after they came to know about the beating up of a youth but failed to catch hold of the accused who had already fled from the spot. The local people took the victim to the hospital. Police have started a probe into the incident and raids are being conducted to nab the culprits. It may be mentioned that similar incident had taken place at Karbala area of Sonarpur in South 24-Parganas on Sunday when a youth was badly beaten up by goons for protesting against eve-teasing.
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