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Sarojini Bishi

Kandhamal: Again the barbaric action of the Maoists. A police informer brutally killed a young man under the suspicion of being a mob. Metla Rohit, son of Graska Rohit of Bandapipili Panchayat Baripanga village under Kotgarh police station of Kandhamal district was killed by the Maoists. The Maoists wrapped Metla’s body in polythene and threw it near the Baripanga bridge and left.

Last 25th evening, when 12 to 15 armed Maoists of BGN (Dhara-Ghumusar-Naganayat) Mao Division picked up Metla Rohit from his house, the people of the house could not find him for two days. But this morning Metla’s dead body was found near the Anganwadi Center of Baripanga village. Besides, the maoists has also left a handwritten letter near the dead body. Villagers saw Metla’s body this morning and informed the Kotgarh police station.

However, the police reached the spot for information about the incident and investigated the incident. On the other hand, seeing the wounds on the dead body, it is assumed that the maoists tortured and brutally killed them. The police took Metla’s body into their custody and sent it to Baliguda sub-district hospital for autopsy. The SP said that the Kandhamal police will tighten the anti-Mao campaign and search operation and give appropriate punishment to the culprits.

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