In a remote village in this district, Maoists killed four people, including two women from the same family, set their house on fire and hanged them from the cattle shed in the courtyard, a top police official said. According to ADG Law and Order, the incident took place in Dumaria police station area near Bihar-Jharkhand area, where members of the banned Communist Party of India (Maoist) attacked Saryu Singh Bhokta’s house late on Saturday night.
The Maoists left a pamphlet in which they accused Bhokta and his family of being police informers, whose tip-off led to an encounter in March this year when four Naxalites were killed in an encounter with a joint team of local police and the CoBRA battalion. . Were. A huge cache of arms and ammunition have been recovered.
Bhokta was not at home when the attack took place, but the attackers beat up his two sons and their wives and hung their bodies from bamboo poles in the cattle shed. Bombs were placed inside the house which were burnt as a result of the explosion.
Gaya SSP Aditya Kumar is camping at the spot and is supervising the search operation to nab the culprits. The ADG said that the police chiefs of other districts bordering Jharkhand have also been asked to launch a search operation in the wake of Naxal activities ahead of the panchayat elections to be held in the area on November 24.