Odisha: BJD Leader Murdered & Body Thrown Off Bridge In Ganjam; 2 Detained By Police

Berhampur: A local youth leader of the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) was allegedly murdered and his body thrown off a bridge in Sheragada area of Odisha’s Ganjam district.

The deceased has been identified as Madhusudhan Bisoyi (40), a resident of Kumarpani village.

Two persons have been detained by the police in connection with the incident.

According to sources, Madhusudan was returning to his village at Kumarapani when three to four unidentified miscreants in a car and bikes intercepted him at a river bridge. They attacked him with swords and other weapons and threw him off the river bridge.

Though Madhusudan was rescued and rushed to a hospital, he was declared dead by the doctors.

While the murder was suspected to have taken place due to some past rivalry, the exact reason will be ascertained after a thorough investigation. The incident could also be the fallout of some ongoing political rivalry.

The police have started an investigation into the incident. The two persons detained by the police are being interrogated.

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