Maoists kill two ‘police informers’ in Jharkhand

Two persons were shot dead and another injured allegedly by CPI (Maoist) activists in Ghatsila sub-division of East Singhbhum district, police said on Sunday.

Last Updated: Jun 20, 2010, 11:30 AM IST

Jamshedpur (Jharkhand): Two persons were
shot dead and another injured allegedly by CPI (Maoist)
activists in Ghatsila sub-division of East Singhbhum district,
police said on Sunday.

A group of armed ultras barged into the house of Bosko
Singh (36) and shot him dead late last night in Jiyan village,
the ultras shot at and injured the president of PDS dealers,
Ramchandra Mardi alias Hopan Mardi in Kasiabeda last evening,
Sub-Divisional Police Officer (Ghatsila), Anup Birtheray,
said.

The Maoists then went to Bakrakocha village and allegedly
gunned down one Lakhiram Mardi.

The Maoists alleged that Mardi and Singh were police
informers.

The condition of Ramchandra Mardi, who was admitted in
Ghatsila hospital, was stated to be stable, they said.

The district police and CRPF have launched a massive
combing operation in the Naxal-stronghold areas, police
sources said.

PTI