Kohima:The body of a relative of the Janata Dal (United) candidate under Koridang Assembly Constituency of Nagaland was found on Wednesday after he was reportedly abducted by unidentified persons on Tuesday night.
According to official sources, the victim was identified as Imkongchiba Kichu (34 years), an engineering graduate and the nephew of JD (U) candidate Chalukumba Ao from Koridang constituency.
The victim, along with another person, both are residents of Chungtia village under the constituency in Mokokchung district, were reported missing since Tuesday night, while the other person returned home, however, the body of Imkongchiba was recovered on Wednesday, who was reportedly beaten to death.
Sources said that the Police are investigating the case and the inquiry was on.
There are altogether four contestants were in the election fray for the Koridang Assembly Constituency including sitting MLA and BJP candidate Imkong L. Imchen, JD (U) candidate Chalukumba Ao, Naga Peoples’ Front candidate Toshikaba and Independent candidate Talitsuba Imchen.