Barrackpore, Mar 28 (UNI) Miscreants killed the son of a Kamarhati Municipality councilor and CPI(M) leader near the Kamarhati Jute mill in North 24 Parganas today.
The victim was shot and then hacked with a sharp weapon, police said.
Police have started an investigation and launched a manhunt.
A police picket had been posted in the area as tension prevailed.
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