Midnapore(WB): In post-poll violence, a
CPI(M) zonal committee member was lynched and three other
party activists were on Saturday beaten up by villagers in West
Midnapore district, while villagers handed over arms seized
allegedly from them.
CPI(M) Goaltore Zonal Committee member Jiten Nandi was
beaten to death by villagers alleging that he had been
responsible for atrocities carried out on them while three
other party workers were injured at Maita village here,
Superintendent of Police Manoj Verma said.
Altogether 10 persons were arrested, he said, adding
that villagers handed over 20 firearms to them.
Unofficial sources said that villagers were carrying
out an operation to seize arms from CPI(M) cadres at Goaltore,
Chandrakona, Keshpur and Daton police station areas for
handing over to the police.