Naxals hack to death ex-colleague in Chhattisgarh on suspision he was a police informer

Raipur: The Naxals allegedly killed a former colleague, who had surrendered, in Chhattisgarh's Bastar district on suspicion that he was a police informer, an official said on Sunday.

Representational image. AFP

Representational image. AFP

Anduram Benjam, who surrendered before police in March last year, was hacked to death by the rebels in Bastar's Sanvel village last evening, the police official told PTI.

Three rebels, dressed as civilians, attacked Benjam with axes near his house in Kolengpara locality of the village, located around 350 kms from the state capital, he said.

The reason behind the killing was not yet known. But, prima facie it seems the Naxals suspected that Benjam was a police informer, the official said. A case has been registered in this connection, he said adding that a combing operation is on in the region to trace the assailants.

Updated Date: May 28, 2017 13:07 PM

Also Watch

Watch: Firstpost test rides the new Thunderbird 500X in Goa and walks you through the Royal Enfield Garage Cafe
  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Varun Dhawan on Shoojit Sircar's October, 5-star reviews and working with Anushka Sharma in Sui Dhaaga
  • Saturday, April 14, 2018 Ambedkar Jayanti: Re-visiting Babasaheb's ideals exposes fake Dalit politics of Rahul Gandhi and Congress
  • Monday, April 9, 2018 48 hours with Huawei P20 Pro: Triple camera offering is set to redefine smartphone imaging
  • Monday, April 16, 2018 Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore interview: Sports can't be anyone's fiefdom, we need an ecosystem to nurture raw talent

Also See