Friday, April 10, 2009

Maoists kill Sambrudha Odisha Candidate Somnath Madkami in Malkangiri

Thursday, April 09, 2009

24/7 News Network: Breaking News! The Naxals struck in the Malkangiri district yet again. In a shocking development, the Maoists killed Sambrudha Odisha candidate Somnath Madkami, who was contesting the assembly elections from Malkangiri. Somnath Madkami was a former Zilla Parishad member. He was killed by the Maoists at Arshaguda at around 1 PM today.

Somnath Madkami was found lying dead in a pool of blood with his hands tied behind his back. The spot where his body was found, was just 3 km from his residence in Kalimela. His throat was slit by the Maoists.

Madkami's uncle and former Zilla Parishad President Nanda Kumar Kartami was killed at Sikhpalli near Kalimela last month. He was a senior BJP leader. People have blocked the NH 42 by putting his dead body on the road.

District administration has rushed the security officials to the spot. Elections in Malkangiri assembly constituency won't be postponed, confirmed the Election Commission.

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