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SUCI member ‘beaten to death’ in South-24 Parganas

The deceased, identified as Santosh Mondal, was reportedly summoned by a kangaroo court over the dispute.

By: Express News Service | Kolkata | Published: November 13, 2015 12:03 am

A 62-year-old former panchayat member of SUCI was allegedly beaten up with sticks and rods on Wednesday night following a dispute over possession of a water body at Raidighi area in South-24 Parganas district.

The deceased, identified as Santosh Mondal, was reportedly summoned by a kangaroo court over the dispute.

Sources said Mondal was beaten up at the kangaroo court.

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Following this, he was rushed to the Diamond Harbour Sub-Divisional Hospital.

However, he succumbed to his injuries early Thursday morning.

ASP (West) Chandra Sekhar Bardhan said the victim’s son has filed a complaint with the police and seven persons have been arrested in this regard.

SUCI, meanwhile, has called for a bandh in Raidighi on November 14.

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    Rajesh
    Nov 13, 2015 at 4:45 pm
    Hindu killed by a kangaroo court in "secular" West Bengal? No problem. If this was a Muslim, it would be yet another example of "intolerance".
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