The incident happened at a remote village under Ralegada panchayat in Chitrakonda area, the officer said.
A group of 20 armed Maoists stormed 35-year-old Sitaram Khemudu's house after mid-night last night, dragged him out of the dwelling and killed him, the inspector in-charge of Chitrakonda police station, A K Swain said.
He said that the Maoists believed that Sitaram was operating as a police informer. An investigation has been initiated, Mr Swain said.
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