Naxals have allegedly killed a policeman after abducting him in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh, an official mentioned on Sunday.
Constable Sannu Punem was kidnapped by a bunch of Naxals on Saturday night from Pondum village beneath Bhairmgarh police station limits and his physique was discovered this morning close to a rivulet near close by Keshkutul village, Inspector Basic of Police (Bastar vary) Sundarraj P mentioned.
“Punem, who was posted at Gangaloor police station of the district, was on depart and had gone to Pondum, positioned round 450 km away from capital Raipur,” he mentioned.
After being alerted concerning the incident, a police group was rushed to the spot and the physique was shifted for the submit mortem.
“Prima facie, evidently he was killed with sharp edged weapons, however the precise reason for the dying shall be recognized after the post-mortem,” the IG mentioned.
A search operation has been launched within the space to hint the Naxals, he added.