Violent protest in Shantiniketan after child’s body was found on the roof.


In West Bengal’s Birbhum district in Shantiniketan protest erupted after the body of a five year old child was found on neighbour’s roof . The child was missing for 2 days, he had gone missing from Talipara area of Moldanga village in Shantiniketan he was missing out after he went out to buy biscuits on Sunday.

The body was recovered from the roof of the neighbour’s house next door 52 hours after the child went missing. Family members and relatives of the boy alleged he was killed by the neighbour, from whose house his body was recovered. Police took custody of the body and sent it for autopsy on Tuesday afternoon. Locals vandalised the house of the neighbour, where the minor boy’s body was found, and set it ablaze. It took the police several hours to control the situation. According to the police, there was tension between the boy’s family and the neighbour. Police have arrested a woman and further investigation in the case is underway.

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