Maoists gun down Koraput villager

Koraput: Maoists have gunned down a villager of Munuguluwalsa village under Patangi police station in the district on Thursday night suspecting him to be a police informer.

The deceased has been identified as G. Apparao.

According to reports, 10-15 armed Maoists came to the village and called Apparao out of his house. Later, the red rebels had a discussion with him. Following the discussion, the ultras gun downed Apparao.

Besides, they also torched two tractors and a van in the village, sources added.

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Though the exact reason behind the murder is unknown, it is suspected that Apparao was targeted by Moaists for assisting police.