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Road contractor's employee abducted, killed in Sukma district

Press Trust of India  |  Raipur 

?An employee of a road contractor, kidnapped by the Naxals two days ago, was found killed in Chhattisgarh's district today, police said.

The body of P Kasu (45) with his face crushed with a stone was found near Kasaram rivulet under the station limits this evening, of Police (ASP) told

On April 14, when visited the state's Naxal-affected district, Maoists abducted Kasu between Faidagudam and Dharampenta villages after setting ablaze a truck?involved in the?road construction work there, he said.

After receiving information that Kasu's body was lying near Kasaram rivulet, a police team was sent to the spot and the body was brought to the station, Sinha said.

Prima facie it seemed that he was beaten and hit with a heavy stone, but autopsy report was awaited, the ASP said.

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First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 20:30 IST