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School girl ends life

Kolkata, 29 August: A CLASS V girl student committed suicide at Bishalakhhi Tola, Behala, in Kolkata on Staurday after being scolded by her parents for not being attentive to studies. The victim has been identified as Piu Das.

Trinamool worker shot-dead

Howrah, 29 August: A TRINAMOOL worker was shot-dead in broad day near Shibpur Dinbandhu College on Saturday. Muhammad Nadim Ansari, a resident of Kazipara was shot by unidentified miscreants, who ran away in a motor-bike after committing the crime.

Film crew arrested for molestation

Kolkata, 29 August: SOUMEN Choudhary, a production coordinator, was arrested and sent to 14 days police custody on Saturday after he allegedly molested a model while she was changing for an ad-film shoot. The incident happened at a private studio at Paddhapukhur under Entally police station in Kolkata.

SFI protests TET postponement

Kolkata, 29 August: CPI-M’s student wing SFI took out a protest march and blocked the road at Moulali in Kolkata on Saturday afternoon to protest the postponement of primary Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) over the question papers going missing in transit. SFI held similar protests in other parts of Bengal.

Quartet arrested on gang-rape charge

Asansol, 29 August: FOUR men were arrested on Saturday on charges of gang-raping a teenager at Kulti in Burdwan. They were produced before a local court, which remanded them to police custody. The victim was sent for medical examination to Asansol district hospital.

The girl, who works in a beauty parlour told police that on Thursday night, while returning from work, she came across her neighbour Abhijit Ghosh. He offered to drop her home; but instead took her to a lodge at a distance. Ghosh then called his friends Balraj Thakur and Dilip Ghorai and they raped her in turn.

She alleged that the lodge owner Tapas Mondal had facilitated the crime. Police arrested the four men on Saturday after she lodged an FIR.