Naxalites kill tribal man for being 'police informer'

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Gadchiroli, Mar 29 (PTI) A tribal man was allegedly killed by Naxalites on the suspicion of being a police informer in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, police said on Friday.


The victim, Ashok Talande, a resident of Dhamrancha village in Aheri taluka of the district, was found dead on a road in the wee hours of Friday, they said.

A Naxal pamphlet was recovered from near the body, which said that he was a police informer, the police said.

A senior police official, however, told PTI that the deceased was not a police informer.

The reason behind his murder is being probed, he said. PTI COR NP