Maoists kill construction firm manager, abduct two others in Bihar

Jamui (Bihar), Aug.11 (ANI): In an unprecedented attack, Maoists in Bihar’s Jamui District killed a construction company manager and abducted two employees for not paying ‘taxes’ imposed by the rebels.

The company was engaged in construction work at Ghorlahi village that falls under Laxmipur Police Station in Jamui district.

Jamui’s Deputy Superintendent of Police Virendra Sahu said the rebel attack took place around midnight. He said that the Maoists killed Ishwar Sao and abducted fellow workers Toofani Yadav and Raju Kumar Singh.

Sao hailed from the state’s Amarva region, while Toofani Yadav and Raju Kumar Singh belonged to Baijla and Bihar Sharif regions respectively.

Sahu said Ishwar Sao’s body was found on the hood of a jeep that was parked on the road leading to Belata and Khilar.

The whereabouts of the other two are unknown, he added.

He said that the Maoist outfit has been identified and probe is on to track them down and rescue the two hostages.

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