The beheaded body of a school teacher, kidnapped by Maoists, was found near Goaltore in the restive West Midnapore district on Tuesday, police sources said.
The teacher, Satya [ Images ] Kinkar Hansda, of Sirisboni village, had been threatened earlier by the ultras for being the member of a rival organisation. He was picked up by an armed cadre on Monday night and his decapitated body was found in a nearby jungle today morning, sources said.
Mahato, a teacher at the Purulia Vivekananda High School, was an active member of the Gana Pratirodh Committee, a rival of the Maoist-backed People's Committee against Police Atrocities.
Meanwhile, Border Security Force personnel Chandrip Singh was injured in an exchange of fire with Maoists in a jungle near Pirakulli at Salboni in West Midnapore.