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Chhattisgarh: Suspected Naxalites Kill Villager In Dantewada

A group of Naxalites visited Kashyap's village on Thursday night and took him away, he said, adding that his body was recovered on Friday afternoon.

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Suspected Naxalites killed a villager on suspicion of being a police informer in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh, a senior official said on Friday.

Jairam Kashyap, the victim, was found strangled under the jurisdiction of the Malewahi police station, said Inspector General of Police (Bastar range)  Sundarraj P. A group of Naxalites visited Kashyap's village on Thursday night and took him away, he said, adding that his body was recovered on Friday afternoon.

After being alerted about the incident, a police team rushed to the spot and the body was sent for post-mortem, the official said. The police also recovered a pamphlet from near the body. The pamphlet expressed suspicion that he was a police informer, another official said Kashyap was not a police informer, he said, adding that further investigation was underway.

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