Odisha: Slain SI honoured
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Last Updated: Friday, March 23, 2012, 23:14
  
Malkangiri: A guard of honour was on Friday given to slain sub-inspector KC Rath, who was shot dead by Maoists in the district yesterday.

The district police accorded a guard of honour to the slain officer at police headquarters here in presence of senior officials and scores of people.

Senior police officers including Inspector General (Operations) YB Khurania, DIG (South-Western Range) Soumendra Priyadarsi, Superintendent of Police Malkangiri, Anirudha Singh besides District Collector Balwant Singh were present on the occasion.

The body of 57-year-old Rath was later taken to his village in Nabarangapur district for last rites.

Rath was shot dead by about four ultras when he had gone to a market place at Khairput, about 60 km from here.

He was posted in Mudulipada police station which operates from Khairput and was accompanied by personnel of the Special Operation Group (SOG) force when the assailants suddenly appeared on the scene and fired at him.

PTI


First Published: Friday, March 23, 2012, 23:14


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