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Maoists gun down man in Orrisa

Maoists gunned down a a man suspecting him to be a police informer in Koraput district of Orissa, police said on Tuesday.



Koraput (Orissa): Maoists gunned down a
a man suspecting him to be a police informer in Koraput
district of Orissa, police said on Tuesday.

The deceased has been identified as Sikalu Meneka, a
resident of Tentulipadar village under Narayanpatna police
limits.

A group of around 30 armed Maoists swooped down on the
house of Meneka around last midnight and dragged him out of
his home. After gunning him doan, the rebels also slit
Meneka`s throat to eliminate him, police said.

"Our team has been sent to the spot to recover the
body. Investigation is on and details are awaited. The purpose
behind Menekas killing is yet to be ascertained", SDPO
(Laxmipur) Y J Rao said.

In less than fifteen days the Maoists have gunned down
three villagers on charges of passing information to police in
the district.

PTI

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