Sudhram Brijia was running a tea-cum-breakfast stall near the Sunset point in Netarhat and was killed for allegedly being a police informer, police said referring to chits recovered from the spot.
A group of Maoists allegedly pumped in four bullets into Brijia's stomach last night and two empty cartridges were recovered from the spot, sources said.
On being informed of the incident, a police team led by Deputy Superintendent of Police Omprakash Tiwari and Officer-in-charge of Netarhat Police station Alok Dubey rushed to the spot and recovered the body today.
Police said as per a chit recovered from the spot, the naxal group has "owned the responsibility" for the murder.
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