Loherdega, May 17 (UNI) Armed ultras of the proscribed Maoist Communist Centre of India (MCCI) gunned down a local Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) leader at Bhandra police station area in this district today.
Police said Mahadeo Sahu (28), president of the BJYJM's Bhandra block, died on the spot.
The insurgents killed the BJYM leader, suspecting him to be working as a police informer.
Agitated over the incident, party workers blocked the Powerganj Chowk here for about an hour.
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