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Maoists abduct BJP leader, a trader in C'garh

May 14, 2012 22:44 IST

Maoists on Monday kidnapped two people, including a local Bharatiya Janata Party leader, in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh in separate incidents.

Senior police officials told PTI that Sukma district BJP secretary Mochaki Joga was abducted when he was returning home by a bus this evening. The Maoists stopped the bus on the way and took away Joga.

In another incident in Dornapal area, Maoists abducted Mochaki Kacche, a trader. Although police have started a search operation, there are no concrete clues yet.

The Maoists had abducted Sukma Collector Alex Paul Menon who was released twelve days later.

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