Two People’s Representatives Shot By Maoists Near Odisha-Andhra Border

Bhubaneswar: Maoists on Sunday gunned two people’s representatives near Odisha-Andhra Pradesh border.

The deceased have been identified as MLA of ruling Telugu Desham Party (TDP) Sarbeswar Rao, who was representing Araku constituency in Andhra Pradesh assembly, and former MLA S Soma.

The incident took place when the duo was attending a programme near Thutangi village in Andhra Pradesh.

The ultras fled the spot immediately after committing the crime. A past enmity with both the leaders is suspected to be the reason behind the murder, police sources said.

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