Barwani: BJP Balewadi mandal president Manoj Thakre was killed by unknown persons on the outskirts of Balwadi town under the Warla police station area of Madhya Pradesh’s Barwani district on Sunday morning.
Warla’s police station in-charge Dinesh Kushwaha told TOI that 45-year-old Manoj Thakre was murdered this morning when he went to the morning walk.
Kushwaha said that Thakre had left his house at around 5am and his body found in a field barely a kilometer from his house. His muffler and woollen cap were found on the road, indicating that he was dragged to the fields by the attackers and hit with a stone to death. A bloody stone was also found near the site of the incident.
Thakre was holding the post of BJP’s Balwadi town Mandal president for the third time. He was known to be close to former Barwani MLA Antar Singh Arya.
Due to the incident, a large number of Bharatiya Janata Party workers and office-bearers have reached the town of Balwari and additional police forces have also been deployed.
Courtesy | Times of India