Gaya: A hardcore Maoist was on Thursday found dead in a locality under Kothi police station area in Bihar's Gaya district, a police officer said.
Acting on information by local people, the police recovered the body of an ultra from Talaiya Bazar, Kothi police station in-charge Qayamuddin Ansari said.
The body was identified as that of one Jaglal Ganju, a native of Chatra district of Jharkhand, who was said to be an area commander of the proscribed outfit - CPI(Maoist), Kothi police station in-charge Qayamuddin Ansari said.
The dead body bore marks of injuries from bullet indicating that he was shot dead, he said, adding a pamphlet was found from the spot bearing the name of another Naxal outfit - Tritiya Prastuti Committee (TPC) in which it was claimed that Ganju's murder was a revenge for killing of a TPC cadre Kuldeep Yadav recently, he said.
The body has been sent for post-mortem, Ansari said, adding a probe was on in the matter.