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Police 'informer' shot dead by Maoists

Maoists today shot dead a person at Khunti's Saiko village after branding him as a police informer.

india Updated: Oct 22, 2010 23:26 IST
PTI

Maoists today shot dead a person at Khunti's Saiko village after branding him as a police informer.

Two ultras chased Roopnath Bhengra and killed him on the spot, Deputy Superintendent of Police Anil Shankar told newsmen here.

Shankar denied allegations that Bhengra had been an informer for the police as alleged by the Maoists in a note left at the place and added a search has been launched to trace the killers.

First Published: Oct 22, 2010 23:25 IST