A man has been accused of kicking his pregnant neighbour on the stomach during a fight that he was having with the woman’s husband. The incident, which injured the pregnant woman and her husband, took place in the Brahmanpara area of Baharal Zone in Ratua, Malda.
As per local sources, a resident of the area named Sheikh Miyajul had been having an argument with his neighbour, Saidul Sheikh, over road issues since the past many days. A fight over the same brewed on Monday and Miyajul’s pregnant wife, Manjuri Bibi, came forward to her husband’s defense when Saidul Sheikh kicked her on the stomach.
The injured couple was admitted at the Malda Medical College and Hospital. Meanwhile, a complaint was filed at the police station against Saidul Sheikh, Akash Sheikh, Ladli Bibi and two other people; based on which the Ratua Police directed a probe in the incident.