Cops say that the two were involved in the recent murder of Kishori Parui in Bally. Palash Das, who was found murdered in a warehouse, was Parui’s uncle. The police learnt of the duo’s whereabouts and raided the area after confirming that they were present at the spot.
“There was a celebration in the locality and many locals were inebriated. When the police began the raid, the women encircled the cops and attacked. Taking advantage of the situation, the duo fired a couple of blank shots and left the area,” a police officer said.
The cops were attacked with sticks and rods, and had bricks thrown at them. Two policemen, Biswanath Das and Sukhendu Chakraborty, sustained injuries.
While Chakraborty was discharged after being administered first aid, Das was admitted to Howrah State General Hospital. Howrah police commissioner Ajey Ranade said that no arrests have been made in connection with the incident.