Housewife injured for protesting against hooch-sale

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EOI PRINCIPAL CORRESPONDENT
Jalpaiguri
11 Jun 2018

A housewife was mercilessly beaten along with her family members after she protested against the sale of hooch in the locality. The incident caused excitement at Debinagar area under Habibpur police station on Saturday night. According to sources in the police department the housewife identified as Dipali Chowdhury protested against illegal selling of country-liquor at the house of her neighbour Nandalal Chowdhury. Irked by the protest the accused allegedly hit the housewife with a sharp-weapon which left her seriously injured. Her husband Purna Chowdhury was reportedly injured to in a bid to rescuing Dipali. She is under treatment at Malda Medical College & Hospital. Her family members lodged a written police complaint. The accused is reportedly absconding. Police have initiated a probe.