MALKANGIRI:A village headman was killed by suspected Maoists in Malkangiri district late on Friday. The deceased is Penta Madkami of Singleguda village under Podia police limits. Three suspected Maoists arrived at Madkami’s house and introduced themselves as police officers. They entered his house and then killed him with an axe. Later, they asked some villagers to accompany them to an area nearby.
Suspecting foul play, the villagers caught hold of the three and handed them over to the police.