Another face of CPIM...
BURDWAN, Aug 21: A CPIM leader was expelled from the party today after charges of molesting a tribal woman was brought against him. The leader was hauled to a tribal court on the outskirts of a village about 30 km from Burdwan town. The incident occurred on 19 August.
A case against Mr Diger however is still pending at the Chief Judicial Magistrate’s Court, Burdwan. A widow of the same Horipur village has alleged had Diger had attempted rape on her on 27 September 2006. The woman, secretary of a Self Help Group backed by the CPI-M had sought judicial help but the case is still pending.
Mr Shyam Pal, zonal secretary of the party said: “He has been removed on charges of financial corruption.” He reserved comment on verdict by the tribal court against Mr Diger.