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Man killed on suspicion of being police informer in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Maoists allegedly killed a man on suspicion of being a police informer at Temurapalli village under Mathili police station in Malkangiri.
The deceased was identified as Jagdish Somrath.
Sources said a group of 15 30 armed Maoists raided Temurapalli village and called Jagdish from his house and forcibly took him to Katapalli. The body was spotted with throat slit today.
A Maoist poster written in Hindi was found from the spot.
While the poster mentioned that Jagdish has been working as a police informer since 2016m it warned the villagers to stay away from police or face the dire consequences.
Meanwhile, police recovered the body and sent it for autopsy.
The Maoist menace came three days after police gunned down four hardcore Maoists in encounter in Kandhamal and Bolangir districts. 

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