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Khowai: Driver Beaten By Police For Bribe. Hospitalized

Complaint has been made against a police constable for beating driver on road for bribe headed by the OC during Naka checking. 

The incident took place in Khowai district of Tripura.

According to the report police constable Rajib Debnath beats the driver for Rs 5000 . The car driver was injured by his stick. 

The injured driver is identified as Tapas Shukla Das. He is a resident of Hatkata area under khowai District of Tripura. 

Other motorists who are eyewitnesses of this incident complained that, the driver was on his way to Agartala from Khowai with his Maruti car when the car was stopped for naka checking at Elkar Belfang area under Baijal bari police outpost . 

After searching the car, they found the cap of a liquor bottle and demanded a fine of Rs 5,000 from the driver, Tapas Das. 

When Tapas did not agree to pay the money, he allegedly beaten. Tapas Das got a serious head injury. He was rushed to Khowai District Hospital as his condition was critical and the on duty doctor of the hospital referred him to Agartala GBP Hospital Agartala. 

Later, the drivers gheraoed the Khowai police station demanding the arrest of the accused police personnel. 

However, the District Superintendent of Police and Sub-Divisional Police Officer have not responded on this incident so far.

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