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Youth beaten up by gang of men for protesting against sister's molestation

Tension ran high at Naskarpara area of Bishnupur in South 24 Parganas on Friday night when a youth was beaten up by some miscreants for protesting against molestation of his elder sister.

The incident occurred at a local fair where the victim visited along with his elder sister on Friday evening. Some of the youth were teasing the women who had gone to the spot to attend the village fair. Seeing the incident, the victim youth protested against the misbehavior. The accused, who were few in number, fled from the fair. Within few minutes, they returned to the fair along with some other associates.

When the victim protested against the youth for teasing his sister, they suddenly pounced on the victim. This time, the accused were six in number and in the scuffle, he received injuries. The local residents came to his rescue and took him to a nearby health centre for treatment.

Meanwhile, the miscreants fled from the spot.

The family members of the victim lodged a complaint in the local police station on the basis of which police have started an investigation. It was known that raids are on to nab the culprits. However, local residents blamed the police for not doing anything to check the incidents of teasing and atrocities on women. They also alleged that the police were informed about the incident but they failed to appear at the spot as a result of which, the victim was badly injured.

In another incident of attack on a protestor that had taken place on Thursday, the police are yet to arrest three accused who had attacked a youth with a knife in a drunken state. The accused were abusive and that is why the youth had protested against the incident which occurred near Tiljala.

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