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Two accused of being Maoists acquitted by court

Last Updated: Monday, January 9, 2012 - 13:47

Rourkela: Two persons who had been accused
of being Maoists and involved in killing of a CITU leader
Thomas Munda in 2010, were acquitted by a local fast-track
court on Monday due to lack of evidence.

Fast track Judge Gopabandhu Patnaik acquitted Buas
Munda and Paulus Munda who were booked in the killing of
CITU leader Thomas Munda on January 27, 2010.

According to prosecution, both accused were arrested
by Koida police after Thomas Munda`s body was recovered from
railway track near Renjeda.

Thomas Munda was abducted by about 30 suspected Maoists
on January 27, 2010 from Kalta mines area and his body
was seized by police the next day.

Both Buas Munda of Rehlatur village and Paulus Munda
of Sanabalijor village under Koida police limit were booked in
the murder case.

PTI



First Published: Monday, January 9, 2012 - 13:47

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