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Two robbers were lynched by villagers in Mandirbazar police station area in South 24 Parganas after they were caught ‘molesting’ a woman in the house they were robbing,police said.

Villagers lynch robbers

Kolkata:Two robbers were lynched by villagers in Mandirbazar police station area in South 24 Parganas after they were caught ‘molesting’ a woman in the house they were robbing,police said. A gang of six robbers entered the house of Deven Sardar late last night. They snatched cash and ornaments from the house and assaulted the family members. The also allegedly molested one of the women. Hearing their screams,neighbours rushed to their house. Four of the robbers managed to escape while the remaining two were hacked to death by the mob.

“A police complaint of robbery as well as of lynching has been registered at Mandirbazar police station,” said Praveen Tripathi,SP,South 24 Parganas. He said a search is on to arrest those responsible.

HC stays primary teacher recruitment

Kolkata:The Calcutta High Court on Thursday stayed the recruitment process to fill up vacant posts of the primary teachers initiated by the Howrah District Primary School Council. The case will come up for hearing after two weeks. In 2009,the Howrah District Primary School Council initiated the recruitment process for filling up more than 1700 vacant posts of primary teachers,for which a panel was formed. But the new government cancelled the recruitment process by a notification issued on June 21,2012 for irregularities and illegalities.

SP to hold national exec meet in Kolkata

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Lucknow:The Samajwadi Party (SP) will hold a two-day session of its national executive in Kolkata on September 12 and 13. Party’s national general secretary Ramashrey Kushwaha said senior party leaders will discuss ways to strengthen the party’s base outside Uttar Pradesh in the meeting. “We to focus on other states. Since the meeting is being organised in Kolkata,West Bengal is on our priority list,” Kushwaha said.

Missing girl’s body found in Howrah

Kolkata:The body of 18-year-old Sohini Pal,missing for the past 10 days,was fished out from Howrah Launch Ghat on August 21,police said today. The body has been sent for post-mortem. On August 13,the Class XII student of Belgharia Mahakali School went shopping with her mother Supreeti Pal. “She said she would meet her tuition teacher and return home,” Supreeti said. After she did not return till late in the night,a complaint of kidnapping was filed by her father with Nimta police station. During investigation,the police found that Sohini had left her phone home that day but taken the SIM card. “She used the SIM to continuously text her neighbour friend,Sunanda Saha,from midnight to 2 am. Some of the texts said Sohini was upset,her studies were being affected and she wanted to end her life,” said an official of Barrackpore Commissionerate.

Missing documents : CPM denies role

Kolkata:The CPI(M) on Thursday denied that the previous Left Front government was responsible for alleged missing documents relating to the July 21,1993 police firing in which 13 youths were killed in the metropolis. “We were not responsible and there was no truth in any such allegation,” Leader of the Opposition in state Assembly Suryakanta Mishra said.