ANDHRA PRADESH

Salva Judum leader, son killed in Bastar

Staff Reporter

KHAMMAM: A top leader of the Salwa Judum movement, Budram Rana, 47, and his son Kamlesh, 21, were gunned down by naxalites of the CPI (Maoist) at their farm in Musulur village, some 9 km from the Bijapur town in Chhattisgarh on Monday.

Advance intimation

According to reports, the naxalites, who had advance intimation of the visit of the Salwa Judum leader, were in wait for the two.

As soon as Mr. Rana and his son reached their fields, they pumped in bullets killing them on the spot.

The naxalites made a retreat from the village shouting slogans against the government of Chhattisgarh and the State-sponsored Salwa Judum, the anti-Maoist mission.

Villager shifted the bodies to Bijapur in the evening for post-mortem.

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