Tied with rope, dragged, assaulted: Teacher attacked for protesting bid to acquire land forcefully in West Bengal

According to the victim, she was attacked as she protested a Trinamool Congress leader's bid to acquire her land forcibly for construction of a road.

Tied with rope, dragged, assaulted: Teacher attacked for protesting bid to acquire land forcefully in West Bengal
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South Dinajpur: In a shocking incident, a primary school teacher in Gangrampur of South Dinajpur district in West Bengal was tied with a rope, dragged and beaten up by a group of people, allegedly including a local Trinamool Congress leader Amal Sarkar. 

According to the victim, she was attacked as she protested their bid to acquire her land forcibly for construction of a road.

A video of the purported act is being circulated on social media.

The woman has registered a police complaint against five people after which an investigation has been launched into the matter. Following the complaint, the South Dinajpur Trinamool leadership expelled Amal Sarkar, for allegedly being a part of the group that attacked the woman.