The incident occurred Sunday inRewali village under the Aranpur police station area whenPSI Lalit Kashyap had gone to reportedly consume liquor with his friend Jaisingh Kureti, a contractual teacher in a government school there, Dantewada Superintendent of Police Abhishek Pallava told PTI.
Kashyap, who is part of the district police, is posted at the camp of 'C' company of CRPF's 111th battalion in Sameli village for coordination between local police and paramilitary personnel in anti-naxal operations, he said.
As per preliminary information, at around 10 am Sunday, Kashyap went to Rewali, around 350km from Raipur and located in a hypersensitive area near his posting place, said the SP.
An armed group of Maoists stormed the village and took the PSI and Kureti along with them, he added.
After being alerted about the incident, security personnel immediately launched a combing operation in nearby jungles to trace the duo, Pallava said.
No communication has been received till now about their whereabouts, he added.
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