The naxals have boycotted the elections and had asked the villagers to abstain from voting.
Gadchiroli: In two separate incidents of naxal violence reported on Monday from Gadhchiroli district in Maharashtra, naxalites have allegedly killed two villagers on the suspicion of them being police informers.
In one incident, the victim Sudhir Sarkar, was abducted by Maoists from Bande village in Etapalli tehsil of Gadchiroli district on Sunday evening. The body was found late in the night in a forest near the village, police said.
In another incident, a man has been killed by Naxals in Gadchiroli's Bhamragad area, on suspicion that he was a police informer, the police said on Monday.
The deceased has not been identified yet by the police and a thorough investigation into the matter is underway. More details in this regard are awaited.
On Saturday, a person was abducted on similar suspicion by Maoists from a marriage function in Mardhar village, the official said. The body was later found near the village, he said.
The naxals have boycotted the elections and had asked the villagers to abstain from voting. These attacks have followed the IED blasts on the Quick Response Team of Gadchiroli police in the last week killing 15 of them and a civilian driver.
The QRT was travelling to investigate the site where naxals had set ablaze 36 vehicles used in construction of road.