Suri (WB): A CPI(M) supporter was shot dead
and four other persons were injured by Trinamool Congress
supporters at Atkul village in Birbhum district on Monday, police
A group of TMC supporters raided the village at around
10.00 am and started firing and hurling bombs indiscriminately,
the police said.
The house of the CPI(M) supporter, Jay Mete (55) and his
neighbour was burnt to ashes and looted, the police said.
Mete died on the spot.
The injured were taken to Bolpur sub divisional hospital
in a very critical condition, the police said.
Birbhum Superintendent of Police Nishat Parvez said," An
altercation took place between a CPI(M) and TMC supporter at
Basapara market in the morning. Later a group of TMC
supporters attacked the village and raided Mete`s house. Prima
facie he was shot dead. The others received bullet and bomb