Jhargram, May 5: The bodies of Congress leader and two CPM workers who were suspected to have been killed by were recovered near Lalgarh in West Midnapore district on Wednesday, May 5.
Police said that Bikash Mahato (40), working President of Jhargram Block Congress was gunned down by armed Maoists on Wednesday, May 5. His body was found near roadside at Baghmuri village, they added.
Mahato was dragged out of his house by armed Maoists on Tuesday, May 4, afternoon. He is said that to be killed because Maoists suspected him to be a police informer.
Police said that the two CPM workers, Shankar Pal (35) and middle-aged Haripada Singha Deb were abducted from their residences on Tuesday, May 4.
Their bullet ridden bodies were found at Murar and Basantapur villages respectively in Lalgarh police station.
The Maoists' posters left behind near Singha Deb's body said that he was killed because he was a spying for the police, sources said.