Youth beaten up for harassing woman in Deganga

first_imgKolkata: A youth was beaten up at Deganga in North 24-Parganas after he made an attempt to sexually harass a woman. On hearing the woman’s screams, locals rushed to her and was able to detain the youth who has been identified as Latif Mondal.He was tied to a lamp post and was beaten up badly. Police recovered Mondal and admitted him to hospital. According to the locals, the woman was returning home from work on Monday around 2 pm in the afternoon. When she was passing through a deserted area, Mondal suddenly came out from a bush and jumped on her. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifeThe woman tried free herself but failed and was dragged inside the bushy area. The victim started screaming for help. Hearing a woman in distress, locals rushed towards the source. When locals reached the spot, Mondal tried to flee but he failed and was caught. The woman was immediately taken to a safe place and Mondal was thrashed. More people gathered at the incident site and Mondal was beaten up by the violent mob after being tied to a lamp post. While Mondal was being beaten up, Deganga Police Station was informed. Police arrived and recovered Mondal. He has been admitted to hospital. Locals alleged that Mondal is a habitual offender. Earlier, he tried to sexually harass an aged woman in the area about a year ago. A specific case was lodged and he was being arrested.last_img

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