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Police recovers machetes from CPI(M) affiliated union office

Press Trust of India  |  Agartala 

The police today recovered machetes and other sharp weapons from the office of Motor Shramik Union (TMSU), a CPI(M) affiliated trade union, at Battala area here, a said.

Acting on a tip-off, the police personnel raided the TMSU office and recovered the weapons, of Police (SP) of West Abhijit Saptarshi told reporters.

"We would take proper action, if we receive more complaints like this," the SP said.

BJP said that the incident reminded him about the recovery of weapons from CPI(M) party offices in after the Left Front was thrown out of power in 2011.

CPI(M) Bijan Dhar, however, denied the allegations of piling weapons inside the TMSU office.

"These are old tactics of maligning the Communist Party. We have been attacked by similar tactics earlier. These will not work," he said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 23:55 IST