Two thieves injured an activist of Trinamool Youth Congress by firing bullets and fled after robbing him on NH 81 in Laxmanpur, Malda. The injured has been identified as Paranay Das, a resident of Thanapara in Harishchandrapur.
Sources shared that on Wednesday night, Das was travelling through a bike and he was possessing Rs. 1.5 lakhs. Two men stopped him on gunpoint and tried to snatch the money. When Das tried to oppose them, the thieves fired bullets on his waist leaving him severely injured.
The accused ran away with the money. Das was admitted to the Malda Medical College and Hospital in critical condition. Meanwhile, the District Trinamool Youth Congress’ General Secretary, Biswajit Mandal reached the hospital to meet him.
An FIR has been lodged at the Harishchandrapur Police Station against the accused. A probe has been initiated in the case.