Photo of a CISF official attacked by a Langur in Jharkhand is viral as TMC worker’s attack in West Bengal.

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A photo of a man with a gruesome injury on his mouth, on the side of his lips. It’s claimed as a result of TMC worker’s attack on C.I.S.F. official in West Bengal.

 

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Suvendu Adhikari(@BJP4India Member,Former Cabinet Minister, Government of West Bengal, former MLA from Nandigram, and 2 term MP (Lok Sabha) from Tamluk.) Currently standing from Nandigram against WB CM Mamta Banerjee tweeted –

‘চতুর্থ দফার ভোটের দিন কোচবিহারের শীতলকুচি-তে

সিআইএসএফ জওয়ানদের উপর হামলা চালায়

তৃণমূল আশ্রিত দুষ্কৃতীরা। বন্দুক ছিনিয়ে নেওয়ার চেষ্টা করা হয়। গুরুতর জখম হন এক জওয়ান। তাই আত্মরক্ষার্থে গুলি চালাতে বাধ্য হয় কেন্দ্রীয় বাহিনী।

Google Translation: “On the day of the fourth round of voting in Shitalkuchi, Kochbihar@CISFHQrs the CISF jawans  @AITCofficial were attacked byGrassroots sheltered miscreants. Attempts were made to snatch the gun. One soldier was seriously injured. So the central forces were forced to shoot in self-defense.

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https://twitter.com/ArjunsinghWB/status/1381441537695866881

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Major Poonia tweeted –

https://twitter.com/MajorPoonia/status/1381544576171696131

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Keya Ghosh tweeted –

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Rishi Bagree’s tweet has been retweeted approx 2000 times

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Following tweet has been Retweeted approx 1500 times

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The viral photo is neither a result of TMC worker’s attack, nor is this from West Bengal.
The photo is from Jharkhand, it’s a result of attack by a Langur.

This incident happened on 9th April 2021 in Baghmara, Jharkhand, The CISF official was on duty where the langur attacked him.

We called up Baghmara Police station who confirmed the incident. They also gave us the contact number of CISF in Bahgmara , who also confirmed the same. Bahghmara Police told us that this Langur issue has been going on in that area for long and are in talks with the forest officials to solve it.

A popular Hindi Newspaper “Dainik Jagran” reported –

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Another popular regional Hindi News paper “Prabhat Khabar” also reported the same

 

It was also in their print edition on 11th April 2021

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