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Maoists kill sarpanch in Odisha alleging he was a police informer

Sarpanch killed for being police informer

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The Maoists shouted slogans dubbing Khara as a police informer before disappearing into the forest.

Suspected Maoists killed two persons, including a sarpanch, in different areas in this district, police said on Saturday.

A group of armed ultras stormed into the house of Jayara Khara, Sarpanch of Badapadar Panchayat, dragged him out and slit his throat in a nearby forest on Friday night, a police officer said.

The Maoists shouted slogans dubbing Khara as a police informer before disappearing into the forest.

In another incident, suspected Maoists killed a man identified as S Badnayak, brother of a former Sarpanch, in Kudumulgumma Raba village area on Friday night.

Suspected Maoists took him away from his residence and his body was found this morning with throat slit, a police officer said.