Jamui: Maoists have gunned down two villagers here suspecting them to be police informers, an officer said on Wednesday.
Around midnight on Tuesday, Mohd Usman (40) and Mohd Ghulam (38) were killed in Gurudbad village in Chakai police station area by the rebels, said to be around 30 in number, Station House Officer (SHO) Chandeshwan Paswan said. "The Maoists swooped down on the village, called out the duo from their houses and accused them of being police informers before gunning them down," he explained.
The incident has triggered tension in the area, the SHO said. "Usman's wife also sustained injuries as she was fired upon when she rushed to the rescue of her husband. She has been admitted to a hospital," Paswan said. A case has been lodged and investigations launched to identify and nab the assailants, he added.
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Updated Date: Jan 16, 2019 20:24:57 IST