Englishbazar: A Trinamool Congress worker was shot dead while returning home after attending a party meeting at Kumarganj in Malda on Saturday late night. Senior Trinamool Congress leaders Sashi Panja and Atin Ghosh went to Malda and assured that all sort of support will be extended to the victim’s family members.
The victim’s family members lodged complaint with the police alleging that CPI(M) and Congress backed goons are behind the crime. Police said the victim Nayan Mondal, was a resident of Raghunathpur village. He was an active member of Trinamool Congress and was also threatened with dire consequences quite a few times.
Nayan went to attend a party meeting at Ratua block on Sunday night. The meeting was organised in connection with the forth coming Panchayat election. He was returning all alone on a motorbike after attending the meeting. Four to five miscreants stopped the victimand gheraoed him.
The victim fell on the ground as they pushed him and started beating him up. They opened fire at Nayan when he tried to flee the place to save his life. The bullet hit his head. Locals came out of their houses hearing the bullet sound. Realising that they would get caught as locals were approaching them, the miscreants started hurling bombs. The locals could not catch the miscreants as they continued hurling bombs while fleeing the area. They informed the police.