Maoists kill former naib sarpanch

Malkangiri: Maoists kidnapped a former naib sarpanch last night and his bullet riddled body was found this morning in Malkangiri district, police sources said.

A group of Maoists took away Gangadhar Chalan late last night and his body was found in a forest nearby with the throat slit and gunshot wounds on the body, Inspector in-Charge of Mathili police station, Debasis Mishra said. The Maoists suspected Chalan of being a police inspector and eliminated him, police sources said.