Skeletons of two persons abducted by Maoists in Bengal recovered

Last Updated: Sunday, August 4, 2013 - 21:35

Jhargram: Skeletons of two persons suspectedly abducted by Maoists two years ago were recovered by police from Masangidighi forest near here in West Midnapore district, a senior police officer said.

Superintendent of Police of Jhargram Bharati Ghosh said acting on a tip-off a police team went to Masangidighi forest near Jhargram town and dug up earth and recovered the two skeletons.

The SP claimed that the two skeletons were of Devendra Nath Singh and of Panchu Murmu as the family members of two identified the skeletons before a magistrate by the clothes they were wearing and the rings.

Devendra Nath Singh, a CPI(M) worker and a primary school teacher was a resident of College para area of Jhargram and was abducted by Maoists in the year 2011.

The Maoists suspected Panchu Murmu, a resident of Tengia village to be a police informer and abducted him in the year 2011.

The family members of both Singh and Murmu had lodged police complaints about their missing.

PTI




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