Burdwan: A man, who allegedly had
an illicit relation with the daughter of his sister-in-law,
was lynched by local people in Burdwan today.
Deputy Superintendent of Police (HQ) Pankaj Mani said
40-year-old Pralay Bhattacharjee was beaten to death at Baro
Nilpur locality of the town.
Pralay and the daughter of his wife`s sister had made
a CD of their intimate moments, Mani said adding the CD came
to the hands of of a group of local youths recently.
The two families live in neighbouring localities. When
Pralay`s wife went to her sister`s place last evening, they
had an altercation with locals, following which the police
rescued them and brought them to the police station for some
Knowing all this, when Pralay went to that locality
and enquired about last evening`s incident, local people
pounced on him and assaulted him, Mani said adding he died
during treatment at hospital.
Local people alleged that Pralay, a private tutor by
profession, and the girl, a third year college student, had
the affair since 2008.
Pralay had a school going son.
Pralay`s elder brother lodged a complaint against the
members of a local club accusing them of the killing.