CPI (M) leaders arrested after skeleton recovery

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 30, 2011 - 10:22

Midnapore: Days after the recovery of a skeleton, claimed to be of a Trinamool Congress activist missing since 2000, two local CPI (M) leaders were on Tuesday arrested at Pingla in West Midnapore district.

Police said, Tapas Bagli and Jaideb Dakua were arrested in connection with the recovery of a skeleton from nearby Narayangrah area, with the family of missing TC activist Prabodh Das laying claim on the skeleton.

Das and another Trinamool activist Manoranjan Guchhait went missing in 2000 following clashes with CPI(M)in the area.

However, the exact identity of the skeleton would be known only after the DNA test, police said.

Guchhait still remains untraced.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, August 30, 2011 - 10:22

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