Man shot dead by Maoists in Koraput

Koraput: Maoists on Sunday shot a person suspecting him to be police informer at Mahaguda village under Bandhugaon block here, police officials informed.

The deceased has been identified as Ganesh Khosla.

According to reports, the incident took place at around 2 am when the Red rebels fired three rounds of bullets at Khosla thereby killing him on the spot.

A Maoist letter was found besides the body under the banner of Koraput-Srikakulam division committee. It stated that Khosla was a police informer and therefore they killed him.

Following the incident, family members of Khosla have registered a complaint with Bandhugaon police.

Police have started investigating the case but the reason behind the murder is yet to be ascertained.