The local people from Coochbehar, placed the dead body of the student, Shantanu Bhattacharya on the road and protested demanding arrest of the accused involved in the student’s murder. Locals protested by keeping the body of Shantanu Bhattacharya in the Chakir Mod area of Cooch Behar.
On receiving information about the incident, Coochbehar’s kotwali police station’s IC arrived at the spot with a police team. After getting the assurance from the police, the protest was lifted by the people.
It is worth mentioning that Shantanu Bhattacharya, student of Class X, Vivekananda University, living in Rabindranagar area of Coochbehar, left the house to go somewhere from the house and did not return home again.
In this connection, the families of the student lodged a missing report in Kotwali police station. On Tuesday, the body of Shantanu Bhattacharya was found on the banks of the river Torsha in Chaat Gudiyahati area under Cooch Behar.
The student was murdered by slitting his breathing pipe. Today local people protested taking the dead body along with them.
Later the police reached the scene and explained to the people and after giving assurance to arrest the accused within 12 hours, the people lifted the protest.
Police sources said that the police is interrogating Shantanu’s friends.