Kolkata: A 22 year undergraduate girl student in Kolkata professed that she was attacked and abused by few men returning from a poll rally of the “ruling party” for wearing shorts and smoking.
However there was no proof of any political link to the incident said the police. The girl claimed that she called the Police emergency number 100 for help following the incident late on Friday night and also filed an FIR at Netaji Nagar Police Station the same night.
In the FIR the girl mentioned that six men returning from a political rally, allegedly of Trinamool Congress (TMC), demanded explanation why she was wearing shorts and puffing cigarette and assaulted her while she was returning home with her male friend at Gandhi Colony of Netaji Nagar in the southern parts of the city.
Debasish Chakraborty the officer-in-charge of Netaji Nagar police station said, “We have taken up the case and started our investigation. So far we have not got any such proof that there was any political link to this incident.”
The police could not arrest anybody so far. The police personnel said, “Certain things the complainant is saying are incorrect. We have tried our best to help her.”
Mr.Chakraborty said.“There was a woman police personnel present when our officers visited her home to get the date and time of the incident on her FIR lodged with us… We only visited her place after taking her consent.”
The incident gone viral on social media as the girl posted the entire ‘experience’ on her Facebook wall.