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Maoists release 4 kidnapped villagers in Rayagada

Rayagada, Nov 2: The four villagers, who were allegedly abducted by Maoists on Wednesday, returned their homes today in Rayagada district, sources said.

Maoists released them near the forest in Bada Deguni under Muniguda block today morning, the sources added.

The red rebels had abducted them on suspicion of them working for police. A group of armed Maoists swooped down on Bododengiri village on the Niyamgiri hills under Muniguda police station in Rayagada district and forcibly lifted Boli Korkoria, Tela Korkaria, Nepalo Tarki and Haro Takri from their respective homes. 

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