In another incident, Maoists kidnapped one person from Koraput and two from Malkangiri district on Saturday last. According to reliable sources, two persons were abducted from Anakadeli village under Lamtaput police limits in Koraput district and the other one was taken under Khairput Block of Malkangiri district in Odisha.
The other two persons who have been abducted by Maoists from Anakadeli village were identified as Jagan, who worked in Machhkunda power plant and was later sacked by the plant authorities for the reasons not known.
The second man was identified as Laxman Pangi of Bodadural village of Malkangiri district and other person was identified as Daya Challan from Sanadural village of Malkangiri district. Maoists have taken these persons suspecting them as police informers and the fate of these three persons remains unknown. Abduction, confinement and killing by the Maoists has almost turned into a day-to-day affair in Naxal-dominated areas, which has created panic among the public, particularly tribals, who are living in remote villages.