Raipur: A police constable was killed by suspected Maoists with an arrow in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bijapur district today, the police said.
Assistant constable Somlu Hemla (30) posted at Mirtur police station limits was killed with a bow and arrow in Patliguda village of the region, a police official said.
Soon after information was received, security forces were rushed to the spot, the official said, adding further details are awaited.
In another incident, Maoists torched a road roller and a motorcycle in Kanker district of North Bastar region.
The incident took place at Sarhandi Sihari village under Tadoki police station limits, the official said.
A group of armed Maoists reached the spot where construction of a road was underway and set ablaze the road roller and the motorbike, he said.
After committing the crime, the Maoists fled deep into the forest.
A combing operation has been launched in the region to nab the insurgents, he said.
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Updated Date: Jan 02, 2015 22:44:34 IST