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Abducted SPO killed,5 Maoists arrested in Chhattisgarh

An abducted Special Police Officer was killed by Maoists while five ultras arrested in two incidents in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district,police said.

An abducted Special Police Officer (SPO) was killed by Maoists while five ultras arrested in two incidents in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district,police said.

“Irpa Dinesh (the SPO) was strangulated to death by the Maoists at Basaguda busti in the district,” Additional Superintendent of Police (Bijapur) B P S Rajbhanu told PTI over the phone.

The wounded body of the officer,who was abducted by the Maoists on October 22,was found in the area,he said.

The body has been sent to the victim’s family,the ASP said,adding that police teams have been dispatched in the area.

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In an another incident,five Maoists were arrested and sharp-edged weapons seized in the same district.

Police arrested them after they started to flee after noticing the personnel in the jungle at Bhatwar and Dhinduri villages,Rajbhanu said.