Four held after trouble over illegal construction

Four persons were arrested from Karaya area in Kolkata on Wednesday following a minor incident of violence over an unauthorised construction. The incident happened at 9 Kasiabagan Lane where the office of Ittehadi Welfare Committee, an NGO, was being constructed. A former member of the committee, Arman Khan, who had been expelled on charges of financial irregularities protested against the construction. Abid Hossain, a local got into an argument with Arman and a scuffle followed. While Abid was allegedly attacked by Arman with a chopper, Abid also hit and injured Arman's younger brother. Both of them were admitted to the hospital and based on a complaint from Abid, Arman and three others were arrested.

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