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Maoists kill CPI(M) leader in Junglemahal

Suspected Maoists on Friday shot dead a CPI(M) leader at Paluidanga in West Midnapore district, police said.

india Updated: Jan 07, 2011 19:11 IST

Suspected Maoists on Friday shot dead a CPI(M) leader at Paluidanga in West Midnapore district, police said.

Dilip Mahato (45) was missing since last evening and his body was found about four km away from his house near a canal early on Friday, they said.

Police said Mahato was killed this morning.

Some Maoist posters claiming Mahato as a police informer were recovered from near his body.

Some empty cartridge shells were also recovered from the spot, the police said.