An Intelligence Branch officer and an NGO worker were reportedly abducted by the Maoists from West Bengal's Purulia district, police said on Saturday.
"An Intelligence Branch officer from Kolkata came to Purulia on Friday. We were initially unaware of his visit. We came to know that he had been abducted by the Maoists and we are looking into the matter," said Purulia Police Superintendent Rajesh Yadav.
According to sources, Intelligence Branch officer Parth Biswas, along with NGO worker Surojit Bose, went to Ayodhya Hills on Friday night and were abducted from Ghatbera area of Balrampur.