Maoists kill tribal youth

19 Dec 2017

Maoists killed a tribal youth in Odisha's Malkangiri district suspecting him to be a police informer, police said today. The armed rebels barged into 22-year-old Muya Kabasi's house at Jandraguda village under the jurisdiction of Mathili police station area yesterday night, dragged him out and beat him to death, the police said. The victim's body was recovered today, they said. The Border Security Force (BSF) and the police have started combing operation in the area, said Superintendent of Police of Malkangiri district Jagmohan Meena. The Maoists left a poster near the body threatening the villagers of similar consequences if they work for the police. The rebels had killed another person on December 9 in Chitrakonda area of the district suspecting him to be a police informer. (PTI)