Picnicker beaten up
A youth was allegedly assaulted severely on Sunday at Debidanga near Siliguri where he and his friends had gone picnicking. Sachin Gupta (22) was admitted in a private hospital by his family, who said Sachin was found lying injured alongside the road.
The doctors have said he has youth sustained critical injuries, they added.
The victim's family has filed an FIR at the Pradhan Nagar police station. The police said some youths, all residents of S.P. Mukherjee Road in Siliguri, had gone for a picnic to the Debidanga area where there was an altercation with some locals. Sachin reached the spot a bit later in an autorickshaw and saw his friends being roughed up. He was pulled out of the auto and beaten with rods. When Sachin’s family members got information and rushed to the spot, they were also attacked.
According to Sachin’s family, he has received 13 stitches and his hands are fractured. He has been kept under a 72-hour observation. (EOIC)