Health department sources informed only 10 dengue cases had been reported till July 15. However, the cases soon rose to 167 within a month.
Though the farmers have raised this with the Irrigation department officials every season, no one has paid heed.
Arrested for ‘raping’ a minor, the man had escaped from prison in April.
A murder case was registered and the body sent to Bargarh district headquarters hospital for autopsy.
Despite repeated attempts, Muduli could not be reached for his comments.