Citizens for Justice and Peace

Curfew in parts of Malda as murders trigger communal tension

29, Oct 2014

Written by Subrata Nagchowdhury | Kolkata | Posted: October 29, 2014 10:19 am
Curefew was imposed in three police stations areas of Malda district in West Bengal on Wednesday morning after two decapitated bodies were recovered from Katagarh near Englishbazar.
The curfew was imposed in Englishbazar, Baishnabnagar and Kaliachak police station areas.
The killing of the two youths is believed to be in retaliation to the murder of a man from a different community on Sunday.
Large contingents of security forces were being rushed to the area, confirmed a senior officer of the district administration, adding that there is tension in the locality as two more persons are missing.


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