STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE
Malda, 16 July
The CPI-M zone secretary of Raniganj area in the Gazole police station ~ Mr Sahadeb Biswas ~ was attacked and critically injured by some goons.
The incident took place at Arajijolsa village while he was returning from the party office last night after holding a meeting with party supporters regarding the panchayat polls.
The District CPI-M Secretary, Mr Ambar Mitra, said the goons attacked Mr Biswas with bamboo sticks.
He was critically injured injured in the attack.
He was admitted to the block primary health centre first. Later, he was taken to Malda Medical College Hospital last night.
The Officer-in-charge of Gazole police station, Mr Parimal Saha, said a complaint was lodged against seven persons with relation to the attack on Mr Biswas.
“Police have started an investigation and are trying to arrest the accused,” Mr Saha added.