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Maoists behead man on charges of being police informer

IANS  |  Ranchi 

guerrillas beheaded a person in Jharkhand's Giridih district alleging he was a police informer, police said on Saturday.

According to police, guerrillas abducted Vijay Barnawal, who was earlier an active member of a group, on Friday.

Barnawal, a resident of Bhelwaghati in Giridih district, was abducted when he had gone to neighbouring Bihar for some work.

His decapitated body was found in Sijuwa village of Bihar's Jamui district.

Both Giridih and Jamui are bordering districts of and Bihar.

Police recognised Barnawal's identity from his Aadhaar card, as the ultras slit his head.

His family members were called and they identified the body, which was brought to Giridih from Jamui.

He was in the past arrested on charges of being an active member of a group.

Barnawal, who remained in Giridih district jail for three years, worked as a stone trader after his release.

guerrillas left behind a pamphlet, terming him a police informer.

--IANS

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First Published: Sat, June 17 2017. 18:44 IST
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