The Officer in Charge.
Minakhan Police Station
North 24 Parganas
West Bengal, India
It is our humble submission that on 14th November 2010, Sunday the Jagaddhatri Puja was in full swing and completely peacefull. But around 11.00 pm, with the intention to trouble the serene event only, Raqibul Gain, son of Majed Gain, chief of Minakhan Panchayat, son of Jainal Mollah, inhabitant of Sang-MathBari, molested the girls and then pelted stones at the main rostrum. When the club members raised protests, the assaulters said, “We would burn up the canopy (pandal in Bengali) and also the murthi made of clay” and fled from the area for the time being.
Only after half an hour, chief of Minakhan Panchayat along with his son and other prominent persons of the neighborhood entered into a meeting with the Puja Committee to find out a solution to the entire problem and under the aegis of the participants a solution was attained.
Nevertheless, only after two days, on 16th November 2010, Tuesday, at 10 am in the morning the reverse to all these occurred. Bhola Biswas, a good natured Hindu and modest farming businessman was thrashed heavily by a team of Islamic activists. He was taken to the room of Jainal Mollah at the local Malancha fish market. At least Rs. 10,000 ($ 250 US) was snatched from him and iron rods were used freely to beat him severely and he was told that he wa going to get him a lesson of his lifetime. .....
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