Burdwan: Trinamool leader and Khaspur, Ketugram (I) panchayat samiti pradhan, Jahid Sheikh (35), was shot dead on Wednesday evening. A gang reportedly shot at Sheikh while he was in his car.
The car was moving towards a saloon when a bike blocked its way. At first, the pillion rider hurled bombs at his car and then shot at him. Sheikh was always accompanied by a bodyguard who managed to escape.
Later, a group close to Sheikh allegedly ransacked the homes of some Trinamool supporters.