Trinamool leader shot dead in Bengal

Wednesday 12th June 2024 08:26 EDT

Post-poll violence-related tension was prevailing in the Hariharpara area in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district following the killing of a local Trinamool Congress leader in a shootout. The injured local leader, Sanatan Ghosh, who suffered multiple bullet injuries, was shifted to Murshidabad Medical College and Hospital where he was declared dead. His body has been sent for post-mortem. Locals informed the police that Ghosh was surrounded by a group of assassins who came in motorcycles shot at him from a close range and escaped. A political slugfest has already started in the locality over the murder. Local Trinamool leader Rocky Sheikh has claimed that Ghosh’s murder was the handiwork of goons backed by the BJP.

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