The businessmen of Melaghar market stages protest and gheraoed the police station because of the murder of one businessman of the market.
They have spoken out against drug addiction. A silent rally and deputation to the police station was organized by the Melaghar Bazar Businessesmen Association to protest against the brutal murder of Biswajit Debnath, a prominent businessman of Melaghar Bazar and to create a drug free society.
On Wednesday, businessmen took out a mass rally from Melaghar market and gathered in front of Melagjat police station.
From there a delegation of the association placed a deputation to Melaghar police station with five point demands.
Among the issues mentioned in the deputation are stopping the sale of intoxicating materials in various chowmuhani or shops of Melaghar market, identifying drug dealers and providing exemplary punishment, providing adequate security in the market area etc.
Notably , on last Sunday, the businessman Biswajit Debnath of Melaghar Bazaar was killed in his own shop in broad daylight by a minor boy who is reportedly drug addicted.
Therefore, the members of the Melaghar Bazar Traders Association raised the matter to Sub-Divisional Police Officer that such incidents should not be repeated.
The police official assured that the matter will be taken seriously and adequate security will be provided