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Maoists kill Orissa DIG in Raigada

The Maoists stop DIG Jaswinder Singh's vehicle near Guma village and shoot him at point blank range.

india Updated: Oct 23, 2006 15:43 IST
Indo-Asian News Service
Indo-Asian News Service

Suspected Maoists on Monday shot dead a senior Orissa police official in the state's Raigada district.

Southwestern range Deputy Inspector General of Police Jaswinder Singh was going from Sunabeda, district headquarter of Koraput, to Raigada in a private vehicle when he was shot dead.

The Maoists stopped his vehicle near Guma village and shot him at point blank range, it said. No police official was available for comment.

First Published: Oct 23, 2006 15:43 IST