Three suspected dacoits lynched
Burdwan: Three persons suspected to be dacoits were lynched by local people near Godda area of Burdwan town, a senior police officer said on Tuesday. Superintendent of Police of Burdwan SMH Mirza told PTI that some suspected dacoits had assembled in Godda area Monday late night to commit dacoity. The local people caught hold of three of them while the others fled. They thrashed the three suspected dacoits severely till they were rescued by police in a serious condition and rushed to hospital, the SP said adding that the three suspected dacoits succumbed to injuries in the hospital early Tuesday morning. The three have been identified as Karthik Karmakar (40), Nimai Swarnakar (30) and Dharmendra Singh (30), Mirza said.
Snake enters Murshidabad court
Baharampore: A snake which entered a courtroom in Murshidabad district while it was in session was caught and killed by prisoners who were being produced on Tuesday. The snake slithered into the court of additional district judge Prosenjit Biswas triggering a panic, police sources said. The forest department was informed by court officials but they took some time in arriving. A number of prisoners who were being produced, led by Ibrahim Sheikh, then caught and killed the snake.
Jute mill staff protest work suspension
Howrah: Angry workers agitated at the gate of Delta Jute Mill of Manikpur near here Tuesday after a notice of suspension of work was hung on the gate. The police said the workers of the jute mill agitated after seeing the notice of suspension of work. However, the police did not need to intervene as the workers left the jute mill after a while, sources said. Officials said nearly 3,000 permanent staff and temporary workers of the jute mill became jobless as a result of the declaration.
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