Barasat (WB), Feb. 9 (PTI): A member of the CPI(M) youth wing, DYFI, was shot dead on Wednesday by two unidentified persons at the door of his house at Barasat in North 24 Parganas district, police said.
Amulya Pal was called out of his house by the two who had come by motorcycles and shot him dead before escaping. Enraged by the killing, people in the locality went on the rampage blocking the Barrackpore-Barasat road, the vital link with the India-Bangladesh border and forced shops to down shutters. They also ransacked two houses, police said. Some persons have been detained for interrogation, they added. Police reinforcements have rushed to the spot to defuse tension.