Maoists slit throat of a person

Koraput: A person was killed by Maoists at Bandhugaon in Koraput district charging him to be a police informer, police said.The dead man was identified as Enkana Kadranga (35) of Tolopalesu village, they said.

A group of armed Maoists waylaid Kadranga while he was returning to Tolopalesu from Elgawalsa, about 100 km from here, under Bandhugaon police limits on Friday night and slit his throat. His body was spotted by local villagers this morning, they said.

Superintendent of Police, Koraput, Anup Kumar Sahoo said: “We have received information about the incident but as the spot of the crime lies in a remote area, our men are taking all precautionary measures to reach the spot and recover the body. Details will be known once our party reaches the spot.”

A Maoist letter recovered from the spot revealed that Kadranga was killed as he was acting as a police informer, sources said.