The deceased's brother quit the outlawed CPI (Maoist) last year and joined the local police force, which apparently angered the rebels, a police official said.
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The traders though have not registered any police complaint about the incident.
After naxals fled from the spot, the C-60 team conducted a search operation, during which bodies of two naxals were found.
'The ultras suspected the deceased was a police informer which he was not. We have registered a murder case and probe is underway,' Gadchiroli SP Shailesh Balkawade said.
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Seven Naxals carrying Rs 1 lakh to Rs 3 lakh rewards on their heads, including three women, surrendered in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district on Saturday, police said.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday called for “effective and decisive action” against urban Naxals as well as terrorists operating in Jammu and Kashmir.
The skirmish took place in a forest near Munga village around 11.30 am when a team of the District Reserve Guard was out on a counter-insurgency operation.
The trio were arrested on Sunday evening near Netikakler village, around 450 kms away from the state capital Raipur.
Manglu Madkami, a member of the Maoists "platoon number 22" and Baman Kawasi, part of the Katekalyan local organisation squad, had rewards of Rs 2 lakh each on their heads
All three had gone to carry out some survey for the road construction work from Aranpur-Muler in the strife-torn Dantewada.
He was a member of the Malajkhand area committee of Maoists and worked as the bodyguard of senior cadre Milind Teltumbde.
Police said the victim was a native of Tikanpal village in the Kirandul area, located around 400km away from the state capital Raipur, and was working as a labourer.