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Maoists Disrupt Aadhaar Enrollment in Odisha

Published: 26th July 2014 12:54 PM  |   Last Updated: 26th July 2014 12:54 PM   |  A+A-

By IANS

BHUBANESWAR: Armed Maoists Friday abducted four enrollers from a Aadhaar camp in Malkangiri district, releasing them with a warning to stop the process, a senior official said Saturday.

Armed rebels Friday stormed into a Aadhaar enrollment camp at Marigata village, over 750 kms from here, and took with them four enrollers, state director of census operations Bishnupada Sethi told IANS.

The enrollers were released about six hours later with a warning to stop the enrollments in the area, he said.

The rebels however snatched laptop computers and obtained passwords from enrollers to access Aadhaar enrollments data of the region, Sethi said.

The rebels through the enrollers have also sent a three-page letter asking that the enrollment drive be immediately scrapped.

"We have suspended the Aaadhaar enrollment in the region after the incident," Sethi said.



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