Kandhamal: A contractor shot dead allegedly by Maoists at Tilarpanga village under Phiringia Police limits in Kandhamal district late on Saturday night suspecting him of working as a police informer.
Sources said a group of Maoists armed with arms and ammunitions came to Tilarpanga village late on Sunday night and raided the house of contractor Kailash Digal. Later, the red rebels took Digal with them.
Today, Digal’s bullet ridden body was found near the village. Maoist posters were also recovered from the spot. The incident has triggered panic among the locals in the locality.
Earlier on April 17, Maoists too gunned down a woman polling official identified as Sanjukta Digal near Barala village under Gochapada police limits in the district.