Maoists kill alleged police spy

Maoists dragged a 50-year-old man from his home and shot him dead in a Chhattisgarh forest, alleging he was a spy, police said on Friday.

Last Updated: Mar 25, 2011, 12:49 PM IST

Raipur: Maoists dragged a 50-year-old man from his home and shot him dead in a Chhattisgarh forest, alleging he was a spy, police said on Friday.

The killing of Kirtan Mandawi took place Thursday night in Koracha village of Rajnandgaon district, about 175 km from here and bordering Maharashtra.

The killers slipped a note in his pocket alleging he was a police spy.

Also this month, the Maoists killed a trader and a forest ranger on similar charges.

IANS