Barrackpore Secondary

Taxi driver beaten by unruly students after refusing to transport them

Police are investigating an incident in which a Barrackpore taxi driver was allegedly beaten by three male students of a secondary school in the area.

The beating took place yesterday near to the Barrackpore Police Station.

The driver has been identified as 49-year-old Suresh Sieujattan of 49 Congo Hill in Barrackpore.

It’s being reported that the incident took place after the taxi driver refused to pick up the teenagers because of their unruly behaviour.

It has not yet been stated if the students were apprehended by the police.