Securitymen killed by Maoist given state honour

Last Updated: Friday, January 6, 2012 - 16:42

Phulbani (Odisha): The bodies of three
securitymen killed in landmine blast triggered by Maoists were
brought here on Friday with full state honour from Baliguda after
post-mortem.

The bodies of constables Sunasira Mohanty and Sangram
Lenka and homeguard Umakanta Jani were accorded honour at
the reserve police line and then taken in a procession around
the town for public to pay tribute to the martyrs.

The bodies were then handed over to their families for
performing the last rites, DSP GP Behera said.

The District Magistrate, Superintendent of Police and
other officials participated in the procession.

Shops and business establishments and schools and
colleges were closed spontaneously as a mark of respect to the
departed.

PTI



First Published: Friday, January 6, 2012 - 16:42

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