TMC Man Beaten to Death Allegedly by Cong, CPM Members in Bengal

Jana’s wife lodged an FIR against 22 people including former minister and Congress candidate Manas Bhunia.

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Joydeb Jana of the TMC was attacked by a group of armed men allegedly belonging to CPI(M) and Congress. (Photo: iStockphoto)

A Trinamool Congress worker was beaten to death, allegedly by a group of Congress and CPI(M) supporters in West Midnapore district of West Bengal.

The state is currently in between two phases of Assembly elections. The first phase of election was held on 4 April. Sabang in West Midnapore, where the incident took place, will go to polls on 17 April.

Joydeb Jana, 30, was attacked with sharp weapons, lathis and iron rods by a group of armed men allegedly belonging to Congress and CPI(M) when he was returning home on Friday night.
B Chandrashekhar, Superintendent of Police

Jana was declared dead at the local hospital when he was brought in. Jana’s wife lodged an FIR with the Sabang police station against 22 people including former minister and Congress candidate for Sabang Assembly seat Manas Bhunia.

Local Trinamool Congress leader Amulya Maity alleged that Jana was beaten to death in the presence of Bhunia, which was denied by Congress leaders. 

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