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VIDEO: Indian cop celebrates his transfer by dancing inside police station, gets suspended

ASANSOL, West Bengal: A sub-inspector from a police station in West Bengal has been suspended after a video of him dancing to a Bollywood song, while on duty, went viral. The video, which was reportedly shot on December 2, shows Krishna Sadhan Mondal dancing in front of two women, while his fellow officers cheer him on. Mondal was apparently celebrating his transfer to the Chittaranjan police station, which also falls under the jurisdiction of Asansol- Durgapur Police Commiserate, in the newly created Burdwan (West)…

Indian villagers lynch two Muslims transporting cattle

KOLKATA: Villagers in eastern India beat two Muslim cattle truckers to death on Sunday, police said, in yet another lynching on the pretext of protecting a beast considered sacred by many Hindus. The drivers were transporting cows in West Bengal near the border of Bangladesh when they were stopped by villagers, police said. "The villagers blocked the road and forced them to stop the vehicle. The two men were then dragged out of the vehicle and lynched. The driver of the vehicle escaped," said senior West Bengal police…