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Maoists attack 'police informer' in Jharkhand

Maoists first carried out the arson in a vehicle parking area near a bus stand early in the day. They set on fire two tractors, a truck and a bike. Later they beat up Ashok Sao and his son alleging them of being police informers. The injured have been admitted to a hospital, police said.    

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Ranchi Published on: July 18, 2019 14:11 IST
Maoists attack 'police informer' in Jharkhand
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Maoists attack 'police informer' in Jharkhand

Maoists on Thursday attacked a man and his son on charges of being "police informers" in Jharkhand's Latehar district and also set ablaze a number of vehicles, police said.

Maoists first carried out the arson in a vehicle parking area near a bus stand early in the day. They set on fire two tractors, a truck and a bike.

Later they beat up Ashok Sao and his son alleging them of being police informers. The injured have been admitted to a hospital, police said.

This year more than 50 vehicles have been torched by the Maoists in the state.

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