colleague, who had surrendered last year, suspecting him of
being a police informer in Chhattisgarh''s insurgency-hit Sukma
district, police said on Wednesday.
Dirdo Bheema (35) was hacked to death by the ultras
near Mutheli village under Kukanar police station limits on
Tuesday night, an official said.
As per preliminary information, 20 rebels, some of
them armed, barged into Bheema''s home and took him to a nearby
forest, where they killed him with sharp weapons, he said.
Naxals suspected him of being a police informer, the
A police team rushed to the scene on Wednesday morning
and sent the body for post-mortem, he said.
Bheema had surrendered last year and was leading a
normal life, the official said, ruling out his association
with the police.
A case has been registered in this regard and a
combing operation is underway to trace the assailants, he
added. PTI COR TKP