Purulia, Apr 24: Two CPI(M) leaders Bibhuti Singh Sardar and Baikuntha Mahato, were found shot dead in the Supurdih village, West Bengal allegedly by maoists on Thursday night, Apr 23.
Police have said that the two leaders were returning home from a fair at 11 PM when suspects who were on motorcycles shot them dead. The incident took place at Supurdih village in Balarampur area, about 40 from in Purulia.
The Police are yet to identify the assailants and the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has called a 12-hour bandh in Balarampur on Friday, Apr 24 in protest against the incident.
The family members who were with the deceased when the incident happened observed that the assailants they raised slogans in support of Maoists after killing the two leaders which has been noted by the police.