Labour union leader shot dead in Jharkhand

Published: Monday, April 9, 2012, 11:45 [IST]
 
Jharkhand: Labour union leader shot dead

Chaibasa (Jharkhand), Apr 9: 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 a 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 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.

PTI


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