Villagers attack one suspected Maoist

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Behrampore, Mar 23 (UNI) A suspected maoist was seriously injured after an irate villagers attacked him at Tehata under Hariharpada police station here in West Bengal's Murshidabad district yesterday.

Superintendent of Police Basak Sengupta said here today that the villagers attacked one Swapan Sutradhar along with three of his assaociates, including a woman, suspecting them as maoists late last night.

Swapan was seriously injured, whereas his associates managed to flee from the spot after firing few rounds, the SP said adding that the injured has been admitted to a nearby hospital.

However, no one has been injured in the incident, he said.

Police further said that they suspect Swapan to be a maoist and is said to hail from Birbhum district.

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