Auto drivers attack photo journalist with a razor

Dec 02, 2012, 07:35 IST | IANS

A photojournalist of a Bengali daily was allegedly assaulted and attacked with a razor by a group of auto-drivers after he intervened when one of them purportedly misbehaved with a woman passenger in neighbouring North 24 Pargnas district, police said

"The photojournalist, Joy Saha, alleged that after he intervened when the driver misbehaved with the passenger in Dum Dum area, a group of drivers assaulted him.

Razor attack
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He was also attacked with a razor, which did not cause any physical injury, but tore his shirt," said officer-in-charge of Dum Dum police station Prabir Chatterjee.

Following Saha's complaint, drivers Biju Saha and Bisheswar Das were arrested.

Saha was also arrested following a counter complaint filed by the auto driver.

All three were later released on bail. 

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