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Madhya Pradesh: Cop killed, body dumped in Forest in Seoni district

02:34 PM Sep 23, 2021 | Staff Reporter

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): An assistant sub-inspector (ASI) rank police official was killed by two persons in Seoni district, sources said on Thursday.

The ASI Vijay Baghel was posted at Chand police station in Chhidwara district.

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Baghel, 46, had mysteriously gone missing from a resort in Chhindwara on September 21.

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“During course of investigation, we detained two persons, who confessed to have killed Baghel and dumped his body in Seoni district,” said a senior police officer.

On Thursday, a police team rushed Bamhodi in Seoni district and exhumed the body of Baghel.

According to sources, Baghel, who was a resident of Jaitpur in Seoni district, was known to one of the accused identified as Rahul Nema. The duo had a dispute over purchasing and selling a property in Seoni district, sources said.

“The body has been exhumed and sent for post-mortem. The accused are being interrogated to ascertain the reason that prompted them to kill Baghel,” said the officer.

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