Odisha: Missing poll official’s body recovered from dumping yard in Bijepur

Bargarh: Extreme violence seems to have emerged in poll-bound Bijepur of Bargarh district after the body of a missing Block Resource Coordinator (BRC), who was in-charge of patrolling for the ensuing by-poll, was recovered from a dumping yard last evening.

The deceased identified as Taranisen Mahala was a resident of Nuapalli village under Gaisilet block in the district.

Reportedly, Taranisen was missing since October 12. His family members had lodged a complaint at Gaisilet police station in this connection. Today morning, the mutilated body of Taranisen wrapped in a polythene sheet was recovered from a dumping yard in Bijepur in presence of police personnel.

Meanwhile, the Bijepu and Gaisilet police have launched an investigation into the incident. Suspecting murder, the cops have also detained three persons and are interrogating them in this connection, sources said.

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