Maoist kill police `informer` in Garhwa

Maoists have gunned down a former cadre after branding him as police `informer` at Phulwar village in Garhwa district.

Jharkhand: Maoists have gunned down a former cadre after branding him as police `informer` at Phulwar village in Garhwa district, the police said today.

Raj Kumar Sao was dragged out of his house late last night by the Maoists and was shot dead a km away from his house under Dandai police station, the police said.

A note on the body left by the Maoists accused Sao of informing the police about their movements. Sao had severed links with the CPI (Maoist) some time back.

About a dozen people were killed by the Maoists on the same charges in Jharkhand this year.

PTI

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