Kolkata: Police on Wednesday arrested three persons in connection with the killing of a TMC leader at East Midnapore district in West Bengal.
According to sources, TMC’s vice president of Panchayat Samiti at Pashkura area, Kurban Ali Shahar was shot from point-blank range at his block office by six bike-borne miscreants on Monday night.
Besides, the miscreants have also hurled bombs at locals while leaving the area.
The family members of the deceased and locals have alleged that BJP is behind the murder as Kurban Ali was a very popular leader in the area.
On the other hand, BJP has termed the allegations as baseless and politically motivated.