//Maoists kill Orissa DIG in Raigada

Maoists kill Orissa DIG in Raigada

Indo-Asian News Service

Bhubaneswar, October 23, 2006

Suspected Maoists on Monday shot dead a senior Orissa police official in the state's Raigada district.

Southwestern range Deputy Inspector General of Police Jaswinder Singh was going from Sunabeda, district headquarter of Koraput, to Raigada in a private vehicle when he was shot dead.

The Maoists stopped his vehicle near Guma village and shot him at point blank range, it said. No police official was available for comment.