KAMI DEVELOPMENT BOARD OFFICE TARGETED WITH ARSON IN KALIMPONG


Kalimpong, 03 Jul:

The office of the Chairperson, Kami Development Board, here was torched last night.

The office, located in the Dr Grahams Homes area was attacked last night. The miscreants are reported to have used a rod to pry open the window of the office and then hurled petrol bombs inside.

The miscreant appear to have used plastic bottles as melted plastic bottles were seen littered around at the office.

Only the Chairperson, KB Baraily’s suffered damage and the other offices in the complex escaped unsigned.

Dipesh Singh Ghatani, a board member, informs that the arson was detected only when one of the office staff opened the office this morning.

This is the second time that the office has been targeted in the present round of agitation. Earlier, on 15 June, the first day of the ongoing indefinite strike, the kitchen of the office had been set on fire.