Jeypore: Maoists on the wee hours of Saturday, killed a youth in Odisha’s Koraput district, suspecting him to be a police informer.

As per sources, as many as 15 Maoists, entered into the village Yleka Vallsa. Later the villagers came across the body of the deceased named Kendraka Ykena, with his throat slit.

Maoists who have been active in more than half of Odisha, have a strong hold in Koraput district. Last year they had killed as many as 15 persons of the district, suspecting them to be police informers.

However patrolling in this area has been intensified after the incident.