Road blockade protesting against student’s death

27 Jul 2018

Falakata-Madarihat road was blocked by an aggrieved mob after a student identified as Sarthak Biswas, 14 was electrocuted and killed while bathing in Buri Torsa river today. The villagers alleged that the fishermen used current to killed fishes in the river that was the cause of the student’s death. They demanded that the fisherman who was responsible for the student’s death had to be identified and arrested. Police rushed to spot to lift the blockade and assured to look into the complaint. “We are probing into the issue and finding the exact cause of the students’ death,” said Binod Gajmer, officer-in-charge of Falakata police station. (EOIC)