Phulbani (Orissa): Suspected Maoists
beheaded a man in Brahmanigaon area of Kandhamal district on Sunday, police said.
The headless body with blood splattered at the site
was found near Saragudi village under Brahmanigaon police
limit, about 135 km from here, they said.
Though the head was missing, the villagers identified
the victim as Dakasa Majhi of the same village, they said
adding the killing appeared to be the handiwork of Maoists,
who are observing `Martyrs Week` since July 28.
Shops and business establishments remained closed and
vehicular movement was affected in several parts of Maoist-hit
Brahmanigaon area since July 28, police said.