Narayanpur District, November 5, 2023: A Bharatiya Janata Party leader was assassinated by Naxalites on Saturday in Chhattisgarh’s Narayanpur district, a police official said.
Ratan Dubey, the BJP’s Narayanpur district unit vice president, was killed with a sharp edged weapon at around 5:30pm in the market at Kaushalnagar village under Jharaghati police station area while he was campaigning for Assembly polls scheduled for November 7 and 17, Additional Superintendent of Police Hemsagar Sidar stated.
“A police team has rushed to the spot. The body was brought to Narayanpur town. Security forces have launched an operation in the area to trace the unidentified assailants,” he added.
Source : https://theprint.in/india/ahead-of-nov-7-assembly-polls-naxalites-kill-bjp-leader-amid-campaign-in-chhattisgarhs-narayanpur/1832639/
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