Trinamul leader's body found hanging from tree in Bihar
The body of a Trinamul leader from Malda’s Harishchandrapur subdivision, Anisur Rehman, 59, was found hanging from a tree in a bordering district of Bihar on Friday.
Rehman, also a brick kiln owner, was missing for six days.His family and local party leaders alleged murder.
Police, awaiting his autopsy report, said they will probe all angles.
On Friday, police got information about his body hanging near railway tracks of Katihar district of Bihar, some 10km from his home.
In South Dinajpur’s Hamjapur. seven Trinamul workers got injured in an intra-party clash on Friday night. All are admitted to the super specialty hospital in Gangarampur police station.
The warring factions led by Yakub Ali Khan and Liaquat Ali follow Trinamul district president Gautam Deb and state minister and former district president Biplab Mitra.
Police have brought the situation under control. Both sides have blamed the other for the attack.
Additional reporting by Kousik Sen in Raiganj