Local BJP Leader Assassinated By Suspected Naxalites In Narayanpur District

Narayanpur District, February 10, 2023: A local BJP leader was assassinated by suspected Naxalites in Chhattisgarh’s Narayanpur district on Friday evening, police said.

The incident took place around 8pm when Sagar Sahu, vice president of the Narayanpur district unit of the BJP, was at his home in Chhotedongar village, said an official.

As per the preliminary information, two unidentified persons came on a bike and barged into Sahu’s house, shooting him with an AK47. Two rounds of empty casings were recovered from the scene.

The injured Sahu was rushed to Chhote Dongar health centre but was transferred to the Narayanpur district hospital where he succumbed to his injuries, the official said.

“Prima facie the incident seems to be the handiwork of Naxalites but investigation is underway, he added.

Source : https://www.devdiscourse.com/article/politics/2351059-local-bjp-leader-killed-by-suspected-naxalites-in-chhattisgarhs-narayanpur-district

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