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On suspicion that he was an informant, the maoists are believed to have killed two people in the Bijapur district of the Bastar region, including the brother of one of their agents, according to police reports released on Monday. Within the boundaries of the Gangaloor police station, the incident happened in the forests.

A police team has been dispatched to the location to conduct a verification operation and transport the dead for postmortem to the district office.

According to official sources, the Maoists have been holding another villager since Sunday.

Sundarraj P, the inspector general of police for Bastar, stated, "We have preliminary information that Maoists had allegedly slain two in Pedakorma and Pusnar villages inside the boundaries of Gangaloor police station."