Woman beaten up on street in Bengal, Trinamool MLA calls her 'evil beast'


The Trinamool Congress came under fire on Sunday after the opposition in West Bengal attacked the party over an alleged video showing a woman and a man being beaten up. The BJP and CPI(M) alleged that both of them were beaten up by a TMC worker in Chopra area of ​​Uttar Dinajpur district.

Reacting to the incident, Chopra MLA Hamidur Rahman called the woman beaten up as a 'vicious beast' and said her activities were 'anti-social'. However, he also denied being related to the person or the person from the party who was seen beating the woman in the video.

Rehman said that this is a matter of the village and has nothing to do with the party. Meanwhile, the police have arrested the main accused in the Chopra rape case.

“The woman also did wrong, she left her husband, son and daughter and became an evil beast. According to Muslim society there is some code and justice, however, we agree that what happened was a bit extreme. “Legal action will be taken. Action will be taken in this matter,” the MLA said.

Earlier today, the video was shared on X by BJPIT cell chief Amit Malviya, who alleged that the man who killed two people on the road was a close aide of Hameedur Rehman.

Talking to the news agency. PTIIslampur Police Superintendent Jobi Thomas K said that the police have registered a case after seeing the video on social media.

“We have launched raids to arrest the culprit and will immediately investigate the motive behind the act,” he said.

In a video shared by BJP and CPM, a man can be seen beating two people by beating them with a bamboo stick. The woman writhed in pain during the beating.

The BJP's Bengal unit alleged that the man in the video beating the woman with a bamboo stick was A. Local TMC leader, Tajmal, also known as 'JCB'.

Blaming the media for making it news, the TMC MLA said, “Which viral video are you talking about? The woman did not file a complaint about it. Only you in the media. People are making headlines.”

Hamidur Rahman said the woman was involved in some “anti-social activities”, and the village convened a 'Saleshi Sabha' (also known as a kangaroo court) which decided her punishment.

“We agree that there was a miscarriage of justice. It was the local villagers who did it. We are looking into the matter. But she did not file a complaint, and neither did her husband. He In view of this, the kangaroo court was organized,” he said.

Posted by:

Akhilesh Nagri

Date of publication:

30 June 2024

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