Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhawanipatna, Mar 16:

Maoists have kidnapped three villagers suspecting them as police informers in Odisha’s Kalahandi district, informed SP Brijesh Kumar Rai┬átoday.

The abductees have been identified as Hari Pradhani, Banamali Naik and Sudarsan Naik of Narlapat village under Thuamul-Rampur police limits in the district.

A group of 15-20 Maoists have abducted the trio, the SP said.

This apart, the red rebels have torched a bike of a Special Police Officer (SPO), the SP added.

Efforts were on by security forces to trace and rescue the kidnapped villagers.