Labour union leader shot dead
Chaibasa (Jharkhand): President of Mazdoor Union of a leading cement company was shot dead early morning today near Jhinkpani chowk of West Singhbhum district, police said.
Gokul Gope, a resident of Jorapokhar, was on his way to get his shoes polished when four unidentified miscreants on two motorcycles hurled bomb before they opened fire at him. Gope has killed instantly on the spot, police said adding the exact cause behind the killing could not be established as yet.
Meanwhile, a large number of the people including Gope`s supporters assembled on the spot and put up road blockade demanding immediate arrest of the culprits, who managed to escape after the incident.