Goons hack TMC worker to death
Kolkata: A Trinamool worker was beaten and hacked to death at Rajapur in Uluberia here on Saturday night. The deceased has been identified as Gobinda Pramanik (35). It has been alleged that the accused persons were known BJP supporters and local residents. The Election Commission (EC) has already sought a report on the incident from the District Magistrate.
According to sources, Pramanik, an auto rickshaw driver by profession, was an active Trinamool worker. On Saturday around 8:30 pm, he was returning home after parking his auto rickshaw at at Kamalachak in Rajapur. While he was walking towards his home, some miscreants allegedly blocked his way and started beating him. They stabbed him multiple times and didn't stop attacking even when he fell on the ground.
Hearing Gobinda screaming, a few local residents ran to help him. As people came forward to help Pramanik, the miscreants fled the scene leaving him in a pool of blood. Pramanik was rushed to Uluberia Sub-Divisional Hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead.
Rajapur police station was immediately informed. Local Trinamool leaders went to the hospital and Pramanik 's home. The Trinamool alleged that the BJP is trying to create unrest situation in the area before the Lok Sabha election. Pramanik 's wife Saraswati also alleged that some BJP supporters has killed her husband as he used to be an active Trinamool worker. She also named some people , who had earlier attacked Pramanik.
Though local residents and Pramanik family are pointing their fingers at the BJP workers, local BJP leaders denied the allegation. A case has been registered against a few BJP supporters at the Rajapur police station. Till Sunday night, no one has been arrested in this case.