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Maoists chop off head of "police informer"

PTI  Khunti, Jharkhand, January 03, 2012
First Published: 19:59 IST(3/1/2012) | Last Updated: 20:00 IST(3/1/2012)

 An unidentified man was beheaded by Maoists after they branded him as a "police informer" in Jharkhand's Khunti district, the police said today.

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"The headless body was recovered near a river bridge at Gamaria Raja Bazaar and the victim's head was found after a search of the area during the day," sub-divisional police officer AK Sinha told reporters.

A leaflet left by the guerrillas read that similar would be the fate of police "informers", he said, adding the dead man’s identity was being ascertained.

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