Malda, 8 July: Four youths were caught by villagers and beaten up severely as they were allegedly teasing women travelling by motor-rickshaw. Police arrested those youths last night.
Ms Rubi Bibi, Ms Shahenaz Khatun and others of Enayetpur village alleged that while they were returning from Pandua mazaar, some youths ~ Mukul Sheikh of Pranta Pally area, Biki Sheikh and Shanu Sheikh of Bagbari area and Rafiqul Sheikh of Mirchak ~ started chasing them from Rathbari in the English Bazaar police station area. The women further alleged that those youths aged between 18 and 20 years teased them in filthy language and even pulled their dupattas. As the motor-rickshaw neared Enayetpur, the frightened women raised a cry and the villagers rushed to their aid. They caught the youths and started beating them up. As police reached the spot, the aggrieved mob handed them over. sns