Maoist poster with threats to tehsildar found in Rayagada

Rayagada: A hand-written maoist poster issuing threats to punish local tehsildar was found at Padmapur College road in Rayagada district today. The poster was reportedly put up by CPI (Maoist) Ghumsar-Nagabali division.

Through the poster, threats to punish Padmapur tehsildar for forcibly evicting families who were living on both sides of the main road were issued. As per allegations mentioned in the posters, the families lost their livelihood following eviction as they were running small shops on the roadsides. The poster also threatened to punish seven members of a local family for allegedly giving information to the local police, sources added.

Police are investigating the veracity of the threats mentioned in the poster.