TMC workers damage police station in Hooghly

Hooghly, Jan. 19 (ANI): Irate Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers on Saturday pelted stones at a police station and damaged its property in here in West Bengal after a person was allegedly killed in police custody on January 18.

Police chased away the protestors after a vehicle and signboard of the police station was damaged in the conflict.

The police allegedly thrashed up a 38-year-old truck driver, Kaji Nasiruddin, to death after his lorry ran over a police bike.

"He was a TMC worker. He helped the MLA in securing electoral victory. Today he died and the MLA has gone away. Why our MLA is not with us today?" said Idris Ali, a local.

Meanwhile, a senior police officer tried to calm the agitated locals. (ANI)


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