A shop owner was reportedly attacked with a bladed weapon when he protested against his shop being taken over in Kalinagar Village of Vaishnav Nagar, Malda today.
The incident took place in the morning around 9 o’ clock and the victim has been recognized as Najrul Islam (45). He is currently being treated at the Malda Medical College & Hospital.
Two men named Salam Miyan and Basiruddin Sheikh have been named as the culprits of the case. A complaint has now been filed against them at the Vaishnav Nagar Police Station.
Reports state that Salam Miyan had taken control of Najrul Islam’s shop. Najrul Islam went to Salam Miyan to ask for the money owed for the shop when Salam Miyan and Basiruddin allegedly attacked the shop owner with a sharp weapon.
Najrul was admitted at the Malda Medical College and Hospital by his family members. The two accused, however, are on the run ever since the incident. A police probe has been initiated in the case.