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West Bengal: CPI-M leader stabbed to death

December 28, 2009 10:30 IST

A CPI-M leader was stabbed to dead and two others seriously injured by unknown persons in a procession early Monday at Nischintapur in Rampurhat of Birbhum district.

The police said 61-year-old Abdul Haigh, who was CPI-M local committee member, was stabbed in the throat, stomach when a quarrel broke out with the members of the procession at about 3 am. One person was arrested in this connection, the police said.

Haigh was declared brought dead in Rampurhat Hospital and the two other critically injured persons were sent to Burdwan Medical College and Hospital, the police said.

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