Up to date: December 5, 2020 5:51:08 am
A Trinamool Congress (TMC) employee was killed in Hijuli village in Murshidabad district’s Beldanga police station space on Thursday. The ruling get together blamed the Congress for the assault, an allegation refuted by the Opposition outfit.
The deceased was recognized as Abdul Rashid Sheikh (55). In line with sources, Sheikh was returning residence after providing namaz when he was attacked by some unidentified individuals. They hacked him from behind with a pointy weapon. In line with some grassroots activists, the assault was associated to an previous dispute between two teams allegedly belonging to the TMC factions.
“Primarily, he was killed as a result of an previous dispute. His physique has been despatched for autopsy in Murshidabad Medical School and Hospital,” stated a police officer.
In line with native sources, the final battle between the 2 teams allegedly linked to the TMC occurred a number of months in the past.
“Earlier than the election, our energetic employee has been killed by Congress supporters. We demand a correct investigation into this case,” stated native TMC chief Apurba Sarkar.
Refuting the allegation, a Congress chief stated, “It’s a clear case of infighting inside the get together of TMC. The Congress has no hand in it.”
In line with a Nationwide Crime Data Bureau (NCRB) report, West Bengal reported probably the most political murders in 2018. The 12 political murders within the state had been adopted by 9 in Bihar and 7 in Maharashtra. In all, 54 political murders had been reported within the nation in 2018. In 2017, the variety of such instances stood at 98.
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