Maoists Kills Village Sarpanch in Odisha

Published: 26th December 2015 04:23 PM  |   Last Updated: 26th December 2015 04:23 PM   |  A+A-


MALKANGIRI (Odisha): Suspected Maoists killed two persons, including a sarpanch, in different areas in this district, police said today.   

A group of armed ultras stormed into the house of Jayaram Khara, Sarpanch of Badapadar Panchayat, dragged him out and slit his throat in a nearby forest last night, a police officer said.       

The Maoists shouted slogans dubbing Khara as a police infomer before disappearing into the forest.            

In another incident, suspected Maoists killed a man identified as S Badnayak, brother of a former Sarpanch, in Kudumulgumma Raba village area last night.  

Suspected Maoists took him away from his residence and his body was found this morning with throat slit, a police officer said.  


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