Kolkata: The police made a lathicharge to
disperse a stone-throwing mob which blocked the toll plaza on
the Vidyasagar Setu across the Hooghly river throwing traffic
The agitators demanded uninterrupted water supply in
the areas including adjacent Shibpur.
The police claimed it was subjected to indiscriminate
brick batting during efforts to remove the blockade.
After two policemen received brickbat injuries, RAF
and combat forces moved in and dispersed the mob after using
It was not known how many protestors were injured in
the police action.