A shopkeeper was allegedly brutally beaten up by an assistant sub-inspector (ASI) at the Bidhannagar South Police Station here for filing a complaint against a person who had threatened to kill him. The complainant Raju Dey, a resident of Duttapukar claimed he was threatened by a local Arjun Mondal.
According to Dey's family, Mondal parked his bike in front of his shop on Friday and passed lewd comments and gave a life threat to him. Following which, he filed a complaint with the Bidhannagar South Police Station. Later, Dey said he was called to the police station, where he was brutally beaten by ASI Anich Ali Khan, who questioned him about his complaint.
On Saturday, Raju lodged a complaint against the ASI, demanding immediate action against him. Raju was shifted to a government hospital where he is presently undergoing treatment after being allegedly beaten up by the policeman.
TMC councillor Nirmal Dutta condemned the incident and told ANI that Bidhannagar police has assured strict action against the ASI if he is found guilty. (ANI)
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