A group of rebels dragged Jokhan Kharwar out of his house at Kasmar village in Ramkanda block and gunned him down last night, Deputy Superintendent of Police Sarwan Kumar told reporters here.
In another incident, the Maoists shot dead Ashok Thakur at Chinia, he said.
"Kharwar and Thakur were members of separate firing squads of the CPI (Maoist) and recently broke away from them," the DSP said.
Garhwa: Two men, who quit the ranks of the CPI (Maoist) recently, were shot dead by the ultras in Garhwa district, police said on Friday.
First Published: Friday, January 04, 2013, 22:55