Maoists abduct son of CPI-M leader
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Last Updated: Friday, June 25, 2010, 11:51
Kolkata: Suspected Maoists have abducted the son of a Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader in West Bengal and demanded the release of a jailed guerrilla in order to set him free.

Srimanta Tudu, 21, son of Matilal Tudu, was kidnapped by gunmen from a bus stop Thursday night at Binpur in West Midnapore district, party and police sources said.

Later, the Maoists telephoned the victim's residence and demanded the release of their "action squad member" Durga Mandi from police custody in return for the younger Tudu's safe release.

Mandi was arrested for alleged involvement in several murder cases.


First Published: Friday, June 25, 2010, 11:51

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