Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Maoists kill policeman, blow up school in Jharkhand

Chatra/Lohardaga (Jharkhand), Dec 15 (PTI) Continuing their attacks, Maoists killed a police chowkidar in Chatra district and blew up a school building in another district of Jharkhand, police said today.

The police chowkidar was killed in a gruesome act by the Maoists who descended on his house at Meral village, dragged him out and slit his throat and cut off his left hand in front of his family members last night, Chatra superintendent of police D B Sharma told newsmen here.

The body was found today in the village along with a note by Maoists saying he was killed for being a police informer, Sharma said.

The police have launched raids to track the killers.

In another incident, about 30 Maoists stuffed explosives inside a primary school at Rorad in Lohardaga district last night before triggering the blast, police said.

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