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Maoists kill tribal CPI-M leader

india Updated: Jan 07, 2010 22:09 IST

Suspected Maoists on Thursday shot dead a tribal CPI-M leader, alleging him to be a police informer at Barikul in Bankura district.

"Maoists killed 34-year-old Haren Baske from close range after calling him to come out of his house. He died on the spot," Superintendent of Police, Vishal Garg, told PTI.

Baske was a target of the ultras in Maoist-hit Barikul, he said.

Nobody was arrested and CPI-M cadre held a a rally protesting Baske's killing, the police said.