Friday, May 22, 2009

Naxal killed in Gadchiroli

Published: May 21,2009

Nagpur , May 20 A 22-year-old Naxalite, Manohar Korke Madavai, who fell in love with a Dalam Commander&aposs wife Diwa and eloped with her to Andhra Pradesh, was killed by the Maoist leader, police said today.

Dalam Commander Sinu, on receiving information that Manohar is on a visit to Pattigai village in Gadchiroli, went to the spot with his associates last night. They dragged him and then pumped bullets into him, they said.

Manohar had joined the Naxal movement in 2004. It, was, however, not clear whether he had surrendered before Andhra Pradesh police, Gadchiroli police added.

Meanwhile, in another development, eight Naxals surrendered before the authorities in Gadchiroli, police said.

The extremists are in the age group of 21 and 28 and affiliated to various dalams (groups), they added.

Source: PTI

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