Friday, December 11, 2009

Naxals kill ex-deputy Sarpanch in Gadchiroli

Nagpur, Dec 11 (PTI) A 44-year-old former deputy sarpanch was killed allegedly by Naxalites in Gadchiroli district, police said today.

Hemant Krishna Ponalwar, former deputy sarpanch of Bedampalli village, had gone to Arkapalli yesterday where the suspected Naxalites killed him with some sharp weapon, they said.

The motive behind the murder could not be immediately known, the police said adding the Naxalites fled into Jimalgatta forest.

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