4 policemen kidnapped by Maoists in Chhattisgarh found dead


The bodies of four policemen who were allegedly kidnapped by Maoists in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh on Monday were found in the area today.

The policemen had been kidnapped from a bus on Monday evening and their bodies were found just 5kms away from the area where they were kidnapped. A senior police officer said they had been killed with sharp weapons.

he four personnel, Jaydev Yadav, Mangal Sodhi, Raju Tela and Rama Majji were inducted to help the state police in carrying out anti-Naxal operations.

“An armed group of Naxals stopped a passenger bus in which the four assistant constables were travelling and kidnapped them under Kutru police station limits this evening,” Bijapur SP KL Dhruv had said.

“It is suspected that Maoists were conducting a search on some civilian vehicles in the said area and finding these men in a bus they took them away with them,” said a senior official.