West Bengal court sends two Maoists to police custody

November 23rd, 2008 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS  

Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) A West Bengal district court Sunday sent two Maoist rebels, suspected of targeting chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, to a 10-day police custody.According to the verdict of Berhampur Chief Judicial Magistrate court, Tajuddin alias Chandan and Achintya Das are members of a Maoist action squad in the state.

The two were arrested Saturday with firearms from the state’s ruling Left Front constituent Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) leader Harman Sheikh’s house in Kodalkati village of Murshidabad district.

They were carrying 25 handbills that declared Bhattacharjee and leaders of Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) as their targets.

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