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CPI(M) leaders attacked in two different places in Tripura

Press Trust of India  |  Agartala 

Two senior CPI(M) leaders were attacked by miscreants in two different places in Tripura, police said Monday.

CPI(M) MLA and former was attacked by miscreants in district on Monday while the convoy of of the Opposition in Assembly, was attacked by miscreants in South district on Sunday, police said.

Chowdhury in a press conference here on Monday alleged that both he and Bhowmick were attacked by goons of the BJP.

BJP denied the allegations of Chowdhury. He said BJP workers were not involved in the attack on Chowdhury and Bhowmick.

Chowdhury said that Bhowmick went meet two CPI-M local leaders at Bagma in district, about 45 km from here on Monday who were earlier attacked allegedly by BJP supporters.

"When Bhowmick along with two other CPI-M activists were returning, a group of about 15 goons belonging to BJP attacked them with lathis and damaged his vehicle," Chowdhury told reporters.

When contacted, of Police (ASP), Gomati, Dhiman Das Chowdhury said Bhowmick and two others received minor injuries when miscreants attacked them.

The ASP said the incident occurred at about 10.30 am on Monday and Bhowmick informed him about the matter over phone and the matter is being investigated.

The of the Opposition said he along with party and MLA of Rajnagar, Sudhan Das went to a constituency in district on Sunday.

A police team was escorting the CPI-M team.

Chowdhury said "near Chottakhala Higher Secondary school, a group of BJP goons blocked our roads and tried to attack us, but police saved us. Three police constables were injured, when the BJP goons hurled bricks and attacked them."

The SP of district, Jaal Singh Meena said some police constables were injured when miscreants attacked them. The constables were treated in local hospitals and later released.

The SP said police has registered a case and was investigating the incident.

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

First Published: Mon, February 11 2019. 17:15 IST