Maoists killed three
persons of a family at Kukurjhap dam in Bihar's Jamui district, police said today.
The incident happened under the jurisdiction of Barhat police station yesterday night.
The deceased have been identified as Bajrangi Koda, Shiv Kumar Koda and Mina Devi, Superintendent of Police Jayant Kant said.
The deceased were residents of Kumar Tari village.
The Maoists took the family to Kukurjhap dam and killed them, the SP said.
Heavy stones were used to kill them, the SP said.
They belong to proscribed naxal outfit, CPI (Maoist), he said.
The Maoists left a leaflet.
It said that the family was killed since they were police informers, the police officer said.
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