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Law against torching of police vehicles soon: Mamata

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  13 Sep 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Kolkata, Sept 12: Coming down heavily on mob violence against the police, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said she will bring a law to fine those who torch police vehicles. “Suddenly, they are torching police vehicles. We will have to come up with a law. Those who do it will have to provide compensation. I will push for this law in the assembly (in the next session),” Banerjee said at the state secretariat in ban. Her comments come a day after a police station in the state’s South 24 Pargas district was attacked. A mob stormed the local police station in Dholahat area of the district accusing the police of iction in a recent murder of a local businessman. In August, four police officials were injured after being attacked by a mob in the state’s Malda district. (IANS)

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