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Man killed by Maoists in Odisha's Malkangiri district

Press Trust of India  |  Malkangiri (Odisha) 

Suspected Maoists have killed a tribal man in Odisha's district, police said today.

The deceased has been identified as 30-year-old Jogesh Samrath at Tumudupalli village under station. His mutilated body was found in a pool of blood at the forested area near Patpuli gram panchayat office this morning.

The victim's family members said that a group of people had taken Jogesh to attend a meeting held by Maoists in the nearby jungle last night.

district SP Jagmohan Meena said that the police has received information regarding killing of a tribal man.

"We have rushed police to the village," he said.

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 21:55 IST