TMC worker allegedly beaten to death by Congress, CPM men      

  • PTI, Midnapore
  • Updated: Apr 09, 2016 15:19 IST
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A Trinamool Congress worker was beaten to death allegedly by a group of Congress and CPI(M) supporters at Dubrajpur area in West Midnapore district which goes to poll on Monday, police said on Saturday.

Joydeb Jana (30) was attacked with sharp weapons, lathis and iron rods by a group of armed men allegedly belonging to Congress and CPI(M), when he was returning home last night, Police Superintendent B Chandrasekhar said.

Jana was declared brought dead at the local hospital. Jana’s wife lodged an FIR with the Sabang police station against 22 people including former minister and Congress candidate for Sabang Assembly seat Manas Bhunia.

Local Trinamool Congress leader Amulya Maity alleged that Jana was beaten to death in the presence of Bhunia, which was denied by Congress leaders.

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