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BJP seeks Bengal Governor's intervention in Malda violence

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  7 Jan 2016 12:00 AM GMT

KOLKATA, Jan 6: Accusing the Mamata Banerjee government of “shielding” the perpetrators, the BJP on Wednesday sought the intervention of West Bengal Governor K.N. Tripathi into a protest turning violent in Malda district. Protesting against remarks allegedly made to “hurt religious sentiments”, a large number of people on Sunday went on a rampage in Kaliachak, torching vehicles and attacking a police station. Police on Tuesday arrested at least 10 people for the violence. “The Kaliachak police station was attacked only with the aim to destroy records of crimils kept there. Still police have not arrested those involved in the violence. (IANS)

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