Suspected Maoists gun down school teacher

Last Updated: Saturday, April 2, 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.

PTI

First Published: Saturday, April 2, 2011 - 12:53
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