Barasat: A CPI(M) councillor was Friday
shot dead by unidentified men outside his residence at Barrackpore in North 24 Parganas district, police said.
Jamil Aakhtar, councillor of Barrackpore municipality,
received two bullets on his head by unidentified gunmen soon
after he came out of his residence at Haider Ali Road.
Akhtar died on the spot, Superintendent of Police,
Rahul Srivastav said.
Angry over the the incident, CPI(M) cadres blocked road
and rail tracks between Sealdah and Krishnanagar stations,