TMC leader gunned down in Bengal; tension grips area

First Published 9, Nov 2018, 12:39 PM IST
Trinamool Congress West Bengal party worker killed Mamata Banerjee Purulia
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Pintu Sinha, a Trinamool Congress worker in Purulia was gunned down by unknown miscreants. He succumbed to his injuries and died in Kolkata's SSKM hospital

Kolkata: A Trinamool Congress worker in Puncha block of Purulia district succumbed to his bullet injuries and died during treatment at Kolkata’s SSKM hospital.
 
Pintu Sinha, 42, was shot at by unknown miscreants when he was returning home after Kali Puja celebrations on Wednesday. He was initially rushed to a local hospital and was later shifted to Bankura Medical College. He was then moved to SSKM hospital in Kolkata where he died on Thursday night.
  
Police have started an investigation in the case. The cops have arrested two people, identified as Babu Bauri and Indrajit Roy in the case. Both will be produced before a court today.


 
TMC leaders will conduct a protest rally in Puncha block against the killing of the party worker. Member of Parliament and party observer Abhishek Banerjee will also visit the deceased worker’ house on Saturday to pay respect. 
 
The arrested persons’ political identity has not been established yet.

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