RJD leader`s body recovered

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 16:15

Arwal: Eleven days after he went missing, a district RJD leader`s body was on Wednesday recovered from a well at a village in Arwal district of Bihar, a police officer said.

Body of district RJD leader Yogendra Manjhi was recovered from a well at Naranga village in the presence of police and sent for post-mortem, Deputy Superintendent of Police Rajkishore Singh said.

Manjhi, who headed the district RJD`s EBC front, had gone missing from the village eleven days ago and his family members had lodged a complaint with Karpi police station alleging that he was kidnapped at the behest of the village head Seema Devi and her husband Bhola Sharma, Singh said.

An FIR has been lodged against seven persons and three persons, including the village head and a special police officer Pappu Kumar, were arrested in this connection, the DSP said.

An investigation was on, he said.


First Published: Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 16:15

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