TMC employee killed, occasion blames Cong

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By: Express News Service | Kolkata |

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Updated: December 5, 2020 5:51:08 am

According to native sources, the final struggle between the 2 teams allegedly linked to the TMC occurred just a few months in the past. (Representational)A Trinamool Congress (TMC) employee was killed in Hijuli village in Murshidabad district’s Beldanga police station space on Thursday. The ruling occasion blamed the Congress for the assault, an allegation refuted by the Opposition outfit.
The deceased was recognized as Abdul Rashid Sheikh (55). According to sources, Sheikh was returning home after providing namaz when he was attacked by some unidentified individuals. They hacked him from behind with a pointy weapon. According to some grassroots activists, the assault was associated to an outdated dispute between two teams allegedly belonging to the TMC factions.
“Primarily, he was killed due to an old dispute. His body has been sent for post-mortem in Murshidabad Medical College and Hospital,” mentioned a police officer.
According to native sources, the final struggle between the 2 teams allegedly linked to the TMC occurred just a few months in the past.
“Before the election, our active worker has been killed by Congress supporters. We demand a proper investigation into this case,” mentioned native TMC chief Apurba Sarkar.

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Refuting the allegation, a Congress chief mentioned, “It is a clear case of infighting within the party of TMC. The Congress has no hand in it.”
According to a National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report, West Bengal reported essentially the most political murders in 2018. The 12 political murders within the state have been adopted by 9 in Bihar and 7 in Maharashtra. In all, 54 political murders have been reported within the nation in 2018. In 2017, the variety of such instances stood at 98.
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