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Malda: TMC leader killed allegedly by woman panchayat member

Kamaluddin Sheikh has been arrested and police said searches were on to round up other accused persons
“We have arrested Kamaluddin Sheikh and searches are on to nab the others. Our officers are trying to find out what led to the murder,” said Alok Rajoria, the district police chief.

Soumya De Sarkar   |   Malda   |   Published 04.09.21, 01:08 AM

A Trinamul leader was hacked to death allegedly by a woman panchayat member of the party, her husband and some relatives in Malda district on Thursday night.

Sources said Sherbanu Bibi, a Trinamul member of Chandrapara panchayat, and her husband Jamaluddin Sheikh had invited Setabur Rahaman to their home on Thursday night. “They had an argument over some trivial issue and Jamaluddin, his brother Kamaluddin and Sherbanu attacked my husband with sharp weapons,” said Aliyara Khatun, Rehman’s wife.

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Rahaman succumbed to his injuries at hospital.

Kamaluddin Sheikh has been arrested and police said searches were on to round up other accused persons.



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