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Naxals dub Chhattisgarh man police informer, shoot him dead

Press Trust of India  |  Raipur 

A 26-year-oldvillagerwas killed in Chhattisgarh's district by Naxals who accused him of being a police informer, a said today.

was shot dead late yesterday night in his native Tiralgarh village in station area following the holding of a "jan adalat" (Naxal kangaroo court) there, of Police Jaiprakash Badhai told

"A group of armed Naxals stormed Wadde's house and dragged him out on to the streets and assaulted him," the said.

Badhai said that a so-called "jan adalat" was then held after which Wadde was shot dead, adding that a Naxal pamphlet, terming him a police informer, was found from the spot.

"Villagers have said that Wadde was in jail in Maharashtra's district for two years for Naxal activities and was out on bail for the past seven months. This information, however, is yet to be verified with police," the Additional SP said.

Wadde's body had been brought to station for post mortem and security teams were combing the area to nab the ultras, Badhai said.

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First Published: Sat, July 07 2018. 19:50 IST