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TMC activist killed at Domkal, party leaders point finger at Oppn

TMC activist killed at Domkal, party leaders point finger at Oppn

Kolkata: A Trinamool Congress activist was killed by some unidentified miscreants at Sahabazpur village of Domkal in Murshidabad on Sunday night.

Incidentally, it may be mentioned here that elections were held in Murshidabad on April 23 in the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections. The victim has been identified as Sahabaz Seikh. He was returning home after dropping a TMC leader at his house.

When he was crossing Kuchimara village, some miscreants stopped his way. There were around 7 miscreants who came on two motorcycles. One of the miscreants attacked the victim with a sharp weapon.

The victim fell on the ground after being injured. The miscreants fled from the spot immediately after the incident. Some of the local residents found the victim lying on a pool of blood. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where the patient was pronounced brought dead by the doctors. The body has been sent for an autopsy. Police reached the spot and started a probe in this regard. Raids are being conducted to nab the culprits. The district Trinamool Congress leaders alleged that local Congress and CPI(M) leaders had masterminded the incident. Police are looking into the allegation. They have started a case in this connection.

It may also be mentioned that one Mojammel Seikh, a Trinamool Congress leader from Domkal who had suffered serious injuries in his head on April 23 during elections, succumbed to his injuries in a city hospital on May 4.

In that case too, the Trinamool Congress leaders had accused CPI(M) and Congress activists of attacking the victim on the day of elections. The TMC leaders have also lodged a complaint in this regard, on the basis of which a probe has been initiated.

It has been learnt that Seikh had been standing near a polling booth in Domkal on April 23, when some CPI(M) and Congress workers attacked him with a bamboo stick. He received severe injuries in his head and various others parts of his body.

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