Maoists kill CPI-M leader in Bengal

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 13, 2010 - 11:40

Kolkata: Maoist guerrillas Wednesday shot dead a Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader in West Bengal`s West Midnapore district, police said.

"(CPI-M leader) Tapan Dolui was shot dead from a point blank range by Maoists while he was ploughing his agricultural land adjacent to his village in Jhargram sub-division," West Midnapore Police Superintendent Manoj Verma said.

Dolui was a member of CPI-M`s Belatikri local committee.

A police team has rushed to the spot, Verma added.

Maoists are active in three western districts of the state - West Midnapore, Purulia and Bankura.

IANS



First Published: Wednesday, October 13, 2010 - 11:40

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