Bodies of two kidnapped CPI-M leaders recovered in West Bengal

Beliabera (West Bengal), Sep 1 (ANI): Bodies of two leaders belonging to the Communist Party of India- Marxist(CPI-M), have been recovered near the outskirts of Beliabera village in West Bengal's West Midnapore District on Wednesday.

According to villagers, Nirmal Bag and Abinash Mahato were kidnapped on Tuesday night by a group of Maoists, and killed in the wee hours of Wednesday.

"Around 30 to 40 people had come. We heard five to six rounds of bullet firing," said Santosh Mahato, a villager.

Villagers said that the Maoists had threatened them to join the People's Committee against Police Atrocities.

Security officials also recovered several landmines.

The Maoists claimed the responsibility for the deaths through posters, which they left at the site. By Rick Sundar (ANI)

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