Villager shot dead, houses damaged by Maoists | india | Hindustan Times
Today in New Delhi, India
Jan 18, 2017-Wednesday
New Delhi
  • Humidity
  • Wind

Villager shot dead, houses damaged by Maoists

india Updated: Aug 21, 2009 16:58 IST

Highlight Story

A villager was shot dead while a couple of houses were damaged suspectedly by CPI(Maoist) activists at Jamua village in extermist-hit Ghatsila sub-divison of East Singhbhum district on Friday.

A group of ultras with fire-arms arrived in the village in the small hours and shot one Lakhinder Munda, who was engaged in projects under National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, police said.

The Maoists pumped in two bullets into Munda's body.

The extremists also damaged two houses after they failed to locate other persons they were searching for, the police said.

Police superintendent Navin Kumar Singh alongwith additional force rushed to the spot and launched a massive combing operation to track the culprits, the police said.