Malabazar, 29th June : A man fell from the terrace and died under the influence of alcohol. The name of the deceased has been identified as Harichand Bepari (43). He was a resident of 7 number colony under Gajolodoba area.
In view of the incident, local people were seen protesting on the National Highway from 9 am to 12 pm on Saturday against selling alcohol. However, the situation was later controlled after the police intervened. According to the police and local sources, an individual named Tapas Sarkar has a Xerox and Computer centre shop near Andajhora in the Colony area located in 7 number colony of Gazolodoba. It is alleged that from evening, alcohol is illegally sold there. At the same store, some men had gathered together to drink alcohol on the terrace. Suddenly, Harichand who was drunk fell from the terrace while visiting the bathroom.
Nobody thought of searching for Harichand and the shop owner also closed down the shop. Local people saw Harichand’s body lying near the shop this morning.