Ace shooter assaulted by eve-teasers in Kolkata

The shooter,who has played at national level,was assaulted along with his family members.

Written by Express News Service | Kolkata | Published: March 29, 2013 2:34:26 am

Bibaswan Ganguly,a shooter who has played at the national level,was assaulted along with his family members by a group of youths after he protested against eve-teasing.

The incident happened on Wednesday as the ace shooter,his wife Pritha Sanyal,father Kaushik Ganguly and maternal uncle Pushpendu Gupta were going to a relative’s place in Bhadrakali in Hooghly.

A group of youths near Pragati Sangha Club in the vicinity of the apartment building they were visiting,passed lewd comments at his wife. He went up to them and told them off and left the place. As they were entering the apartment premises,the youths had regrouped and attacked him from behind. When his father and uncle tried to resist,they were beaten up as well. All of them had to be hospitalised.

Later a complaint was filed at Uttarpara police station. Police identified three miscreants — Bapi,Babai and Ganesh — but are yet to arrest them.

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