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Two local Trinamool Congress leaders shot dead in Howrah district, 16 held by police

Howrah (West Bengal): Two local leaders of Trinamool Congress (TMC), who were also brothers, were shot dead separately in Howrah district, the police said on Saturday.

Representational image. PTI

Representational image. PTI

The gunmen killed Shahjahan near his house at Ghoraberia and his brother Sheikh Saleem at Mundeswari river ferry ghat almost at the same time on Friday.

Two persons including a woman were also injured when the assailants fired on Sheikh Saleem. They have been admitted to a hospital, police said.

Altogether 16 persons have been arrested in connection with the double murder since Friday and arms and ammunition were seized from their possession.

Senior TMC leaders Firhad Hakim, Mukul Roy and Sultan Ahmed visited the brothers' house on Saturday.

Updated Date: Jun 17, 2017 19:34 PM

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