Two govt. officials, road contractors employee kidnapped by Naxals in Chhattisgarh

 thehindu.com  10/12/2019 14:45:02  2

Two government officials and an employee of a road contractor were kidnapped by Naxals in Chhattisgarhs insurgency-hit Dantewada district, the police said on October 12.

The three were reportedly abducted around 4 p.m. on October 11 from Potali village, where construction of a road under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna (PMGSY) is underway, a senior police official said.

The abducted persons were identified as sub-engineer (PMGSY) Arun Marawi, technical assistant (MNREGA) Mohan Baghel and an accountant of the construction contractor.

All three were associated with the road construction work.

Police and paramilitary teams rushed to the spot and a combing operation is on, but there is no word as yet about the abducted persons whereabouts, he said.

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