Monday, December 14, 2009

Former CPI-M worker killed by Naxals

Kolkata, Dec 13 (PTI) Suspected Maoists killed a former CPI(M) member and triggered landmine blasts in Lalgarh injuring two jawans of the joint forces today.

The body of Dinabandhu Soren, a former CPI(M) member who was missing from his home in Dharampur since Saturday, was found by the joint forces in the jungles of Kadamdiha in Lalgarh, a senior district police officer said.

He said Dinabandhu was killed on suspicion of being a police informer.

Two jawans of the joint security forces were injured when the Left wing extremists exploded two landmines -- one at Pirakata and the other at Maldiha in Lalgarh. The injured have been rushed to Midnapore Medical College and Hospital.

In another incident, the joint forces made lathicharge to disperse a mob of nearly 800 people who came in a rally to gherao the Belpahari police station. Ten persons were arrested.

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