Kolkata: Akhtar Ali Khan, a Trinamool Congress leader was murdered today in West Bengal’s Hooghly district, as poll violence continues to jolt the state. Today he came out of his house for some of his personal work when some criminals came and shot at him. He died on the spot.
Fingers have been pointed at criminals working under CPM, although CPM has denied such allegations. The body was kept laid on the road and protests by TMC followers, followed. Tapan Dasgupta, TMC district chief reached the spot. TMC has said that this has been done to terrorize all, just before the elections.