Maoists kill CPI-M worker

Suspected Maoists on Monday shot dead a CPI-M worker at Jhargram in West Midnapore district.

Last Updated: Apr 04, 2011, 16:20 PM IST

Jhargram: Suspected Maoists on Monday shot dead a CPI-M worker at Jhargram in West Midnapore district.

The police said 42-year-old Gagan Mahato of Birihari village, who was an employee of West Bengal government, was shot from close range when he was going to office this morning.

A group of unknown gunmen stopped the vehicle he was travelling and pulled him out and killed him.

He was a supporter of CPI-M and a clerk of state irrigation department.

PTI