Tuesday, December 19, 2017

India - Maoists protest road work, set vehicles ablaze

Malkangiri: Opposing road construction work in the district, Maoists torched several vehicles in Andrahal near Bonda ghati area late on Sunday night.
As per reports, the insurgents torched the contractor’s camp and set afire four tractors, a truck, one roller and a tipper along with some other vehicles.
Around 50 armed rebels first threatened the people at the camp to stop the road construction work and then set afire all the vehicles engaged in road construction parked at the camp, says report.
Meanwhile, Maoist uprising continue to haunt the district. Early this month, the Maoists abducted former sarpanch of Panasput Arjun Hantal and two of his associates suspecting them of being police informers and thrashed them severely at a “praja court” (people’s court).

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