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‘Maoists’ kill village priest in Malkangiri


OST Bureau

Malkangiri, Jan 1:

A tribal village priest was killed by suspected Maoists in Malkangiri district early this morning, police sources said.Maoist

Sources said, a group of armed people- most likely Maoists-raided the house of  Irma Kabasi (45) at Supalu village near Poteru under Kalimela police limits during the wee hours today and dragged him out.

Kabasi worked as a priest, the sources added.

Kabasi’s body was later found in the forested area outside the village with his throat slit, sources said.

The reason behind Kabasi’s killing is not yet known.