Friday, April 24, 2009

Naxals killed ward member for supporting election

April 24th, 2009 - 8:12 pm ICT by Lambodar Prasad Dash -

Bhubaneswar (Orissa): Naxals took their vengeance. They killed a ward member from naxal affected malkangiri District on april 23rd night at Palkonda Village near Malkangiri. They made allegation against him, that he mobilised the villages to cast vote, even after the threatening of their Organisation.

According to the sources on 23rd night around 9PM some armed naxals taken away forcebly the village head of Pedagam and Word member of Sikhapalli GP, Kasamadhi(70). They Organised a Praja court (peoples court) at Palkonda village, after taking decession there they tied near by tree and beaten to death. The Allegation on kasamadhi was that he campaigned and mobilised the villagers to vote in the first phase election held on 16th april. But the police and his family members denied it. A senior police officer said that was not the simple cause to kill a old man, there will be another cause. slained Kasamadhi’s family members said that he was fallen from a tree and died.

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