Naxals kill SPO`s brother, kidnap 5 villagers in Chhattisgarh
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Last Updated: Friday, May 14, 2010, 22:43
Raipur: Naxals on Friday killed brother of a Special Police Officer (SPO) and kidnapped five villagers in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district, police said.

The ultras slit the throat of Jagdev in the wee hours after forcefully taking him along with them last night from village Partapur, Kanker Superintendent of Police Ajay Yadav told agency over phone.

The Maoists targeted Jagdev as his brother had joined the ranks of Special Police Officers, who are mainly engaged in fighting the Naxals, he said.

In a separate incident in the same district, five persons in Sarandi village were abducted by the Naxals at gunpoint, Yadav said.

A police team has been dispatched to the village, the SP said.


First Published: Friday, May 14, 2010, 22:43

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