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Sunday, 15 January 2012

murderous assault and criminal intimidation to a member of religious minority by the perpetrator BSF jawans

Particulars of the victim: - Mr. Tabibar Molla, son of late Sahajaddin Molla, aged about-38 years, by faith-Muslim, by occupation- day labourer, having residence at village-Tarali, Police Station-Swarupnagar, District- North 24 Parganas.

Particulars of the perpetrators:- The on duty four(4) BSF jawans posted on 13.12.2011 at about 1 pm at Border Security Force (BSF) Out-Post no.3 under Tarali BSF BOP situated near Tarali FP school road crossing under Police Station- Swarupnagar, District- North 24 Parganas.

Place of the incident: - In front of Border Security Force (BSF) Out-Post no.3 under Tarali BSF BOP situated near Tarali FP school road crossing under Police Station- Swarupnagar, District- North 24 Parganas

Date & time of the incident: - On 13.12.2011 at about 1 pm

Case Details:-

It is revealed during the fact finding that on 13.12.2011 at about 1 pm the victim was walking towards farming land taking BSF road. At that time four BSF jawans were on-duty at BSF Out-Post no.3 under Tarali BSF BOP situated near Tarali FP school road crossing. The said BSF jawans restrained the victim from moving further and accused his of throwing stones on the last night. The victim protested against such accusation which according to him was false. Then the said BSF jawans detained him and started assaulting him severely by their wooden button and rifle butts. As a result of the assault the victim was hurt particularly on his head, ear, legs and backside leaving various reddish blood marks of beating by wooden sticks and rifle butts. The victim to save his life was shouting for help while the perpetrators were beating him mercilessly. The nearby persons hearing the screams of the victim rushed to the spot and with their efforts the victim was rescued from the clutches of the perpetrators. During the assault the perpetrator BSF jawans also abused the victim in filthy languages in their own vernacular (Hindi) even calling the names of his parents.  The victim was later taken to a medical practitioner for treatment on the same day.

The victim lodged written complaint against the perpetrator BSF jawans before the Sub-Divisional Police Officer, Basirhat, District- North 24 Parganas on 16.12.2011. The said Sub-Divisional Police Officer, Basirhat, District- North 24 Parganas reportedly did not take any legal action till dater since receipt of the victim’s complaint.

The victim started that several local persons namely Mr. Bapi Mondal, Mr. Ainuddin Sardar, Hamida Bib were eyewitnesses of the incident and they also rescued him. The victim in his written complaint before the Sub-Divisional Police Officer, Basirhat, District- North 24 Parganas described the particulars of the perpetrator BSF jawans by their getup so that they could be identified and booked accordingly. In the said written complaint he also stated that one of the perpetrator BSF jawan had a name plate on his body bearing the name as “Prem Singh”.

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Kirity Roy
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(MASUM)
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