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Odisha: Maoists release abducted BJD MLA Jhina Hikaka
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Rahila Siddiqui  | Thursday, Apr 26 2012 12:07PM IST
Odisha: Maoists release abducted BJD MLA Jhina Hikaka
Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s Biju Janata Dal legislator (BJD) MLA Jhina Hikaka on Thursday was released by Maoists, the 37-year-old (BJD) MLA was in Maoist captivity for over a month, as per the reports. He was released a day after a 'praja' (people's) court decided to free him, asper the reports.As per the reports, he was was handed over to his wife Kaushalya and Koraput-based lawyer Nihar Patnaik.According to the reports, the (BJD) MLA was released on a condition that the MLA would resign state assembly.As per the reports, the Maoists on Wednesday had agreed to free Odisha’s Biju Janata Dal legislator(BJD) MLA Jhina Hikaka on Thursday.The Maoists had abducted the MLA from Koraput district on March 24, as per the reports.