After being thrashed over trash, Bengal cops attacked again over nexus with bike thieves

A day after getting thrashed for dumping garbage in a village despite the residents\' protests in Alipurduar, West Bengal police was again attacked on Sunday afternoon over allegations of nexus with bike theives in Rampurhat in Birbhum district.

Published: 26th September 2016 01:29 PM  |   Last Updated: 26th September 2016 01:29 PM   |  A+A-

KOLKATA: A day after getting thrashed for dumping garbage in a village despite the residents' protests in Alipurduar, West Bengal police was again attacked on Sunday afternoon over allegations of nexus with bike theives in Rampurhat in Birbhum district.

One of the nabbed accused Mithun Mondal allegedly spilled the beans of the thief-cop nexus in bike thefts and the amount of Rs 2,500-Rs 3,000 that has to be given to Rampurhat SI Dipak Das for letting the thieves transport the bikes till Farakka Barrage, the boundary between north and south Bengal. After that the angry mob manhandled SI Das and Rampurhat IC was also heckled when he came to rescue the SI. A police vehicle was also damaged.

Finally the two bike theft accused Mithun Mondal and Mayeem Sheikh were arrested, which placated the mob to some extent.

A bike was allegedly stolen by Mayeem Sheikh who kept it in Rampurhat station stand, where owner Md Arifuddin spotted it, waited the entire Saturday night to catch the thief red-handed and succeeded on Sunday morning, when Mayeem came to get the bike. On interrogation, he took Mondal's name and when a mob nabbed Mondal, he spilled the beans of police nexus.

Refuting all the allegations of graft, the police officials said that Mithun had served 9-month jail and had given false allegations against the police.

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