A young rickshawpuller was shot at and injured for protesting against
harassment of two school girls by two youths at Bonhoogly in the northern
outskirts of Kolkata today.
Police said the two youths followed the two girls - one of standard ten and the
other a year junior when they were returning home from Sarada Girls School this
afternoon and passed lewd comments at them.
Mangal Sardar, who was standing on the road with his rickshaw, protested against
it and the two took out a gun and shot at him injuring him in his right hand
before fleeing from the spot.
Sardar was rushed to R G Kar Medical College and Hospital and the locals
informed the police.
Search is on for the two youths, the police added.