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WB: Trinamool leaders held on molestation charges

PTI  Jhargram, April 06, 2013
First Published: 22:13 IST(6/4/2013) | Last Updated: 22:27 IST(6/4/2013)

A local Trinamool Congress leader and four of his associates have been arrested in West Midnapore district on molestation and other charges lodged last month, police said on Saturday.

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Jaladhar Panda, Binpur block vice-president of Triamool Youth Congress, and four others were arrested on Friday night and produced before the court on Saturday.

Jhargram ACJM Priyajit Chatterjee remanded them in police custody till April 20 and sought the case diary from the police on April 12.

Two tribal women workers of Jharkhand Party (Naren) had alleged before the state Women's Commission, state Human Rights Commission and senior district officials on March 7 that Panda and his associates came to their houses and assaulted and molested them, asking them to quit the outfit.

In the complaint, they had said though a complaint was lodged in Binpur police station following the incident, no action was taken.


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