Naxals shot down a 25-year-old scribe working with the Jharkhand forest department in West Singhbhum district on Tuesday, December 28, 2021 suspecting him to be a police informer, police said.
Superintendent of Police Ajay Linda said the Naxals also set ablaze an earth moving machine.
After killing the man, the Naxals left behind a pamphlet near his body saying that he had paid the price of being a police informer.
Mr. Linda said that investigation into the incident is on.
Tuesday's killing was the second of its kind in Goilkera police station area in a week. In the first incident on December 28 Naxals had killed a villager claiming that he was a police informer.