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Chhattisgarh: Maoists kill 2, abduct district collector

April 21, 2012 18:22 IST

Maoists on Saturday abducted the collector of Sukma district in Bastar area of Chhattisgarh after killing two of his bodyguards.

The left-wing ultras intercepted the vehicle of Sukma Collector Alex Paul Menon, an IAS officer, in Keralapal area of the district while he was returning

from a programme, top police officials said.


shot dead the two guards who were escorting Menon, before taking him with them.


police team headed by Superintendent of Police Abhishek Shandilya has rushed to the spot, officials said.

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