Minister ‘molests’ doctor, politician’s supporters gangraped two women


molestationHowrah/Srinagar: Crimes against women continue unabated in the country. In Howrah, West Bengal, two women were allegedly gangraped by seven men, led by a Trinamool Congress leader.

According to relatives of one of the survivors, the seven men, in a drunk state, barged into her house when no family members were present there and raped her.

Sources say this was an act of revenge by the TMC leader who lost the panchayat elections to an Independent candidate backed by the Left.

The police have arrested seven men and named eight in the FIR. Meanwhile, in Srinagar, a woman doctor accused the state Health Minister of molesting her.

She told the police that Minister Shabir Khan called her to the secretariat for some work and then molested her in his office. An FIR has been lodged against Khan.