STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Naxals Kill Villager in Raipur on Suspicion of Being Police Informer

Published: 10th November 2015 03:53 PM  |   Last Updated: 10th November 2015 03:53 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

RAIPUR: A villager, said to be mentally disturbed, was killed allegedly by Naxalites on the suspicion of being a police informer in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Narayanpur district, police said today.               

The body of Fagu Markaam was found yesterday in the forests of Orchha police station limits with his throat slit, Narayanpur Superintendent of Police Abhishek Meena told PTI. Preliminary investigation showed that Markam, a native of Lubha Labha village under Makdi police station area of the neighbouring Kondagaon district, was suffering from some kind of mental illness, the SP said.    

Prima facie it appears that he might have strayed into Orchha region- a Naxal hotbed and was murdered by the ultras on suspicion of being a police informer, the SP said. Following the incident, a police team was rushed to the spot, he said adding that the body has been handed over to his relatives after the post mortem.        

A combing has been launched in the region to nab the assailants, Meena added. PTI TKP NRB  



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp