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Maoist Arrested For Murdering Villager In Odisha's Malkangiri

16 June 2019

Bikash Sharma

Malkangiri: The Border Security Force have arrested a Maoist Chandan Sisa alias Chandra on charges of murdering a person named Shankar Muduli of Chitrakonda in Malkangiri district.

Chandra and eight of his associates kidnapped Shankar on January 4 this year and murdered him suspecting him to be a police informer.

Shankar's mutilated body was thrown into the Chitrakonda reservoir. He was a native of Taber village.

The local police had registered a case in this connection and launched a manhunt to nab the nine accused.

On Saturday night a team of BSF personnel arrested Chandra and handed him over the Malkangiri police. He has been forwarded to the court.