Suspected Maoists gun down school teacher
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Last Updated: Saturday, April 02, 2011, 12:53
Jhargram (WB): A primary school teacher, stated to be a CPI(M) worker, was on Saturday shot dead allegedly by suspected Maoist ultras in Jhargram area of West Midnapore district, police said here.

Parbat Mahto (42), a worker of CPI(M) youth wing Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI), was abducted by the ultras from near his Ghritakham village residence this morning.

Mahto, a para-teacher of Ghritakham Primary School, was picked up when he had gone to take a bath at a nearby pond at about 5.30 AM, they said.

His body was found later near a culvert, about one km away, from the village. It appears that he was beaten up before being gunned down, they said.


First Published: Saturday, April 02, 2011, 12:53

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