Maoists guerrillas kill tribal man in Odisha
BHUBANESHWAR: Maoist guerrillas have killed a tribal
man in Odisha by slitting his throat after accusing him of being a police
informer. The murder took place in Koraput district’s Dasini village, over 500
km from here, Saturday night but the incident came to light on Sunday morning
after villagers found Kadrak Komana’s body.
A group of Maoist rebels dragged Komana out from his house
and killed him by slitting his throat, Inspector General of Police Yashwant
Jethwa told IANS. Maoists believe he was a police informer.
“Komana, 40, was previously associated with Chasi
Mulia Adivasi Sangha, an organisation linked to Maoists,” he said. Two days
ago, the Left-wing extremists shot two tribal people dead in Badaliguda village
of nearby Malkangiri district.
In another incident in Malkangiri, Maoists abducted four
people from an Aadhaar enrolment camp Friday but released them six hours later
with a warning to stop the enrolment process. Maoists are active in over half
of the state's 30 districts. Malkangiri and Koraput districts are their