Maoists kill politician in gruesome manner in Odisha Chhattisgarh border

Malkangiri: In a tragic incident, Maoists kill politician in gruesome manner in Odisha Chhattisgarh border, say reports on Saturday.

In a brutal act 0f violence, the Maoists have killed a BJP leader with sharp weapons in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh bordering Malkangari district in Odisha.

He was brutally killed while going to attend a wedding ceremony. The deceased BJP leader was a local area politician identified as Tirupati Kotla.

According to available information, Tirupati Kotla went to Toynar a place that is situated 25 km from Bijapur, to attend a wedding ceremony on Friday evening. At this time, the Maoists attacked him and slit his neck and chest with sharp weapons.

Tirupati, who was seriously injured in the attack, was brought to the district hospital. It is reported that he succumbed to the injuries while being treated there.

Recently on February 25, as many as three hard core Maoists were gunned down by the security forces during an Exchange of Fire (EOF) between the security forces and ultras in the jungle in the border of Odisha’s Malkangiri district. Huge cache of Maoist explosives as well as arms and ammunitions recovered.

As per reports, the DRG jawans were conducting a combing operation in the Koyalbeda forest area under Kanker district of Chhattisgarh in Malkangiri border when they stumbled upon a big gang of Maoists.

After witnessing each other at a distance, the Maoists opened fire at the security forces and in exchange the DRG jawans also cross fired. In this exchange of fire at least 3 Maoists were killed following bullet injury.

Following the gun-battle, the security personnel initiated a search operation in the area and recovered 3 rifles and a huge cache of Maoist explosives from the spot. Further search operation is underway in the area.

Also Read: 3 Maoists Gunned Down By Security Forces In Malkangiri Border

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