Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Malkangiri, Dec 30:

A panchayat samiti member of ruling BJD was critically injured and hospitalised after being thrashed by Maoists in Odisha’s Malkangiri district last night.


According to reports, BJD Nakamamudi panchayat samiti member Madhab Sisa was forcibly taken away from his house at Nilapadi village and beaten mercilessly by the Maoists.

The red rebels fled the spot after injuring him grievously.

Madhab was spotted lying in an unconscious condition on the outskirts of the village this morning following which the villagers admitted him to the district headquarters hospital.

Notably, a person was yesterday shot dead by the Maoists in front of his house at Sanyasiguda village in Chitrakonda area of the district.