VRO hacked to death by suspected Maoists in Khammam district

A Village Revenue Officer (VRO) of Krishnapuram village in the district was hacked to death, allegedly by Maoists, police said.

Updated: Mar 06, 2011, 15:34 PM IST

Khammam (AP): A Village Revenue Officer (VRO)
of Krishnapuram village in the district was hacked to death,
allegedly by Maoists, police said on Sunday.
Alam Krishaiah (55) was attacked with sharp weapons and
stabbed around midnight yesterday by a group of four-six
persons near his house in Peruru village.
"We suspect that the killing is the handiwork of Maoists,
but investigations are on to establish the motive behind the
murder," a senior police officer told PTI, adding that there
were some reports that murder was an outcome of a land
dispute.

PTI