Suspected Maoists kill three in West Midnapore

Last Updated: Sunday, January 3, 2010 - 17:48

Kolkata: Two brothers were among three
persons killed by suspected Maoists in West Midnapore
district, police said on Sunday.

Around 40 persons, suspected to be Maoists, barged
into the house of one Anath Singh (40) and Siteshwar Singh,
35, at Shyamnagar village in Belpahari and chopped off their
heads last night, they said.

The police recovered the bodies this morning and sent
them for post-mortem.

In another case, CPI(M) activist Jhantu Patra, a
resident of Bamal village in Lalgarh, was shot dead allegedly
by Maoists last night, the police said.

With these cases, the total number of killings in the
district has now gone up to 65 since last month.


First Published: Sunday, January 3, 2010 - 17:48

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