Maidnapore, July 22 (ANI): Maoist activists shot dead a CPM leader in West Bengal's West Midnapore on Wednesday morning for violating a shut down call given by them.
According to police, Phagu Baskey, Secretary of CPM's Belphari unit in the district for working on the day of shutdown. The banned Communist Party of India (Maoist) has called for a shutdown in various part of the county today.
Baskey was the sixth victim of Maoist violence in the district in the last one month.
In June Maoists had killed two CPM supporters Baren Mahato and Gurucharan Mahato of Sisri village, in Lalgarh.
Meanwhile, activists of the People's Committee Against Police Atrocities (PCPA) blocked roads by felling trees at Bamal, Kadasole, Kantapahari and other places in the district. (ANI)