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Chhattisgarh cop killed by suspected Maoists in AP

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 15:37

Hyderabad: A Special Police Officer (SPO) attached with the Chhattisgarh Police was allegedly stabbed to death by suspected Maoist militia members in Khammam district of Andhra Pradesh, police said on Thursday.

M Somaiah (36), working as SPO at Maraigudem police station in Chhattisgarh, died on the spot after being stabbed by a group of militia members last evening near Kommanapalli village under Dummugudem mandal of Khammam district, along the inter-state border with Chhattisgarh, they said.
Somaiah had come to Kommanapalli for a cock fighting event when he was attacked, a senior police official said, adding that Maraigudem police have registered a case in this regard.
A hunt is on to nab the culprits.

First Published: Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 15:37
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