Given to Maoist to kill ex-min­is­ter

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Maoist com­man­der Kun­dan Pa­han in his in­ter­ro­ga­tion by the Na­tional In­ves­ti­ga­tion Agency (NIA) has re­vealed that he was given Rs50 mil­lion (Dh2.83 mil­lion) to kill for­mer Jhark­hand min­is­ter Ramesh Singh Munda in 2008.

Ac­cord­ing to sources in the po­lice, Pa­han ad­mit­ted to tak­ing a con­tract to kill the then Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leg­is­la­tor Munda. The con­tract was given by an­other for­mer min­is­ter Gopal Kr­ishna Patar alias Raja Peter. (IANS)

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