Five held for assault on Kashmiri shawl trader in West Bengal

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Kolkata, Feb 21: Five persons have been arrested for assaulting a Kashmiri shawl trader in West Bengal’s Nadia district, police said on Thursday.
Jawed Ahmed Khan, 27, was assaulted by a mob in Taherpur area on February 18, a police officer said.
He said Khan’s safety was being ensured.
Khan, a resident of Soibugh area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district, had been visiting the state for past nearly a decade.
The attack took place four days after a suicide bomber killed 40 CRPF troopers in Kashmir.