East Midnapore, Aug 10: Six persons were arrested today in connection with last night’s attack on a CPM office at Khejuri, reports our correspondent.
Asrukana Mandal, a lecturer of Baratala College, was killed when miscreants sprayed bullets on those inside the party office. Rabiul Hossain was injured.
Police said those arrested were travelling in a Tata Sumo, which they intercepted. Superintendent Debasish Roy said the police had sealed all the roads connecting Khejuri and conducted raids on all passing vehicles.
CPM state secretary Anil Biswas held the Trinamul Congress responsible for the attack.