Maoist guerrilla found dead in Jharkhand

Ranchi, March 5 (IANS) A Maoist guerrilla was killed by members of his rival group in Jharkhand’s Lohardagga district on Saturday, police said.

According to police, the body of Maoist commander Muslim Ansari was found at Sgahighat area of the district, around 70 km from Ranchi on Saturday. The guerrilla was associated with banned group CPI-Maoist.

A pistol and other incriminating documents were seized from him, the police said, adding he might have been killed by the rival Maoist group.

In another incident, a youth’s beheaded body was found in Latehar district on Saturday. The youth could not be immediately identified.

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