CPM office in Tripura set on fire, four party activists injured

Agartala: A CPM party office was set on fire and four party supporters were injured at Khumulwng allegedly by the activists of the Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT), police said on Thursday.

Representational image. Reuters

Representational image. Reuters

SP, Police control, Harkumar Debbarma said, when the IPFT activists set fire on the bikes it engulfed the area and the party office caught fire from the burning bikes on Wednesday. Four CPM activists were also injured.

Police recovered 15 burnt bikes from the scene.

Meanwhile, CPM state party Secretary Bijan Dhar claimed that seven activists of CPM were injured in the incident and 25-27 bikes were burnt down by the IPFT activists.

He alleged that when the leaders and activists gathered in the party office following a party meeting in a nearby hall the IPFT activists attacked the party office.

Dhar said that the IPFT in league with opposition BJP were trying to subvert the atmosphere of peace in the state.

Updated Date: Aug 10, 2017 14:59 PM

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