Kolkata: A Trinamool Congress activist was stabbed to death by some miscreants at Swarupnagar in North 24-Parganas on Sunday night.The victim has been identified as Amirul Mullick (27). The local Trinamool Congress leaders alleged that CPI-M backed miscreants were involved in the attack. The victim was an active member of the party.According to locals, the victim was found lying in a pool of blood a few meters away from his house. He was a resident of Nityanandakathi village under Swarupnagar police station. Also Read – Heavy rain hits traffic, flightsThere were multiple injuries on his body. After being informed, police reached the spot and recovered the body. According to police, the victim was stabbed several times by the accused. The body was later sent to a hospital for an autopsy. The family members of the victim said Mullick had been involved in various activities related to Panchayat elections. They said he was busy in putting up posters and banners on Sunday evening. As he did not return home, the family members started searching for him. Some of his party colleagues were also informed. They also took part in the search operation. They later found the victim on a road. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Merc, 2 B’deshi bystanders killedThe family members alleged that it was a deliberate attempt by the miscreants to weaken the party organisation. A senior Trinamool Congress leader of the district, however, blamed the BJP for the incident. He said the victim was brutally killed as he was found with his throat slit. There were several stab injuries on his body.Both the CPI-M and BJP leaders denied the allegation and termed the incident a result of a clash between two factions within the ruling Trinamool Congress. Police have started detailed probe into the incident. Raids are being conducted to nab the culprits.
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