Panchayat labourer killed by Maoists

A contract labourer working for the panchayat in West Midnapore district was found killed by the Maoists on Thursday, police said.

Updated: May 27, 2010, 14:27 PM IST

Jhargram: A contract labourer working for the panchayat in West Midnapore district was found killed by the Maoists on Thursday, police said.

Shatrughan Ghosh, a resident of Nayagram block in Jangalmahal area, was kidnapped yesterday by a group of 20-25 armed ultras while he was returning home.

His throat-slit dead body was spotted today at Pratapur area, police said.

Some Maoist posters were also found from the spot.

PTI