Ben­gal lynch­ing case: 150 booked, 3 pro­duced in court

Hindustan Times (Lucknow) - - Htnation -

KOLKATA : Po­lice on Thursday reg­is­tered an FIR against around 150 “un­known” peo­ple in con­nec­tion with the lynch­ing of a man sus­pected of child lift­ing at Habibpur in north Ben­gal’s Malda dis­trict the pre­vi­ous day. Three peo­ple ar­rested ear­lier were also pro­duced in court. Po­lice sought their cus­tody for seven days, so they could be ques­tioned. The three — Basu Biswas, Cho­ton Singha and Jiban Hal­dar — were ar­rested on the ba­sis of video footage of the lynch­ing, which oc­curred in Bul­bulchandi-Duba­para vil­lage.

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