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    Student Leader thrashed to death, cops claim accident.


    by TimesNow

    A leader of CPI(M) students' wing, who was arrested after a clash with police, died in Kolkata on Tuesday (April 2) triggering a row with the men in uniform claiming he fell from a vehicle while the party alleged he succumbed to injuries sustained in lathi charge by police. Joint Commissioner of Police (headquarters) Javed Shamim told PTI that 22-year-old Sudipta Gupta died in a city hospital. "He received an injury in an accident when he, along with 30 others, was being taken in a bus after being arrested. There was no lathi-charge by the police."