Maoists kill one, torch vehicle in Jharkhand

Maoists on Friday killed one person and torched a vehicle in another incident in Jharkhand, police said.

Published: 10th February 2017 05:05 PM  |   Last Updated: 10th February 2017 05:05 PM   |  A+A-

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By IANS

RANCHI: Maoists on Friday killed one person and torched a vehicle in another incident in Jharkhand, police said.

According to the police, Maoists killed Birbal Murmu by slitting his throat at Madhuban of Giridih district. They left a pamphlet in which they called him a police informer. 

Murmu's father was also killed by Maoists a year ago.

In another incident, Maoists torched a vehicle involved in the construction of a bridge in Chatra district.

Maoists are active in 18 of the 24 districts of the state.

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