Md Nawaj Shorif, Malda: Two people, including a woman, died in Malda when they were hit by a rural police car. Two more children were injured in the incident. A rural policeman was also injured. This incident took place on Saturday night in Shitalpur village of Motiharpur village panchayat of Chanchal. The two deceased have been identified as Sheikh Mohammed (60) and Danesha Bibi (52). It is known that the house of both the deceased is in Shitalpur village.
After this incident, the locals rescued everyone and took them to Chanchal Super Specialty Hospital. There the doctors declared the two dead. The injured are currently undergoing treatment in this hospital Police went to the area and Chanchal Super Specialty Hospital after receiving information about the incident. Angry residents protested around the police. A lot of tension has spread in that area based on the incident
Local residents claim that Sheikh Mohammed was returning home after evening prayers. At that time local village police Rafiqul Alam was driving the car. The car lost control and hit Sheikh Mohammed first. Later, the car broke the fence of the neighboring house and entered inside. Danesha Bibi was at home at that time. The car also hit her.
Local panchayat member Shahjahan Ali said, “There was an accident next to my house. The village police entered the house with a car. Two died in the accident. Two other children were injured. We rescued them and admitted them to Chanchal Super Specialty Hospital.”
Another local resident Rahim Sheikh said that there was a commotion in the village. The rural police went to give notice about it. That village police did not drive himself. Today he took the key from the driver and went there to give the notice with the car. Unable to stop the car in the area adjacent to the mosque, he drove the car into the house.