Naxalites killed a kidnapped DRG jawan three days before Palanar in Bijapur. The body of Jawan Murali Taita was found from Pulsum mercury in Gangalur on Saturday morning. The Naxalites had issued a letter a day earlier stating that Murali Tati has been given the death penalty in the Jan Adalat. Additional SP Pankaj Shukla of Bijapur has confirmed the killing of the jawan.
On April 21, Murali Tati was abducted by the Naxalites from Palanar region. Due to ill health, Murali was not going for duty for a
After the kidnapping, the family of the jawan had requested the Naxalites to release him through the media. On Friday, the Naxalites issued a form and made many allegations against Murali Tati. This included participation in Salwa Judum, atrocities with poor villagers, etc. In the leaflet issued by the West Bastar Division, people were also advised not to join the DRG.