HOWRAH: In the wake of ongoing political killings in the state, a local Trinamool Congress leader was shot dead by three unidentified miscreants in Howrah district, police said today.
The deceased, Md Mohsin Khan, a Trinamool Congress booth level secretary in Bagnan area of Howrah district was returning home last night when the miscreants shot him dead at Haturia village in the district.
Khan's wife is a Trinamool Congress gram panchayat member.
Protesting the gunning down of Khan, local villagers blocked the National Highway 6 near Haturia village for about two hours last night demanding immediate arrest of the culprits.
Three persons have been detained by the police for questioning in connection with the case.