Karimnagar, Andhra Pradesh, Feb 23 (UNI) A naxalite of the New Maoist Party was killed in a cross-fire near Ghatlanarsingapuram village in Bhumadeverapally mandal of the district today, the police said.
The naxalite, Kumaraswamy, of Dharmaram village had recently quit CPI(Maoist) and launched his own outfit 'New Maoist Party.' He was extorting money in Kamalapur and Huzurabad area, according to police.
On a tip-off, a special police party from Huzarabad rushed towards Ghatlanarsingapuram village where the ultras opened fired.
Police found Kumaraswamy's body lying at the place.
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