CRPF Jawan killed by Naxals in village fair
CRPF Jawan killed by Naxals in village fair

In Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district a CRPF Jawan yesterday was killed by Naxals. KL Dhruv, the Bijapur superintendent of police told PTI that “Assistant constable Phagu Ram Mandavi (42) was axed to death with sharp-edged weapons by rebels at Bodli village ‘mela’ (fair) under Bangpal police station limits this evening”

He further said that “As per the preliminary information, a group of unidentified Maoists attacked Mandavi while he had gone to visit the fair along with his family, killing him on the spot”

The police reached the spot and the body of the victim was sent for post mortem.The victim was posted with Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp at Pinkonda village in Mirtur.

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