Tribal dance group leader gunned down
March 10, 2014 - Khammam
A key functionary of the CPI(M) who is also the leader of a tribal dance troupe was shot dead by suspected Maoists at Tummala village in the wee hours of Monday. The deceased was identified as Patra Mutyam. Sources said that an armed group barge into the victim's house around midnight and whisked him away to the outskirts of the village and shot him down. They left a letter in the name of Maoist Sabari Area Committee stating that the deceased was acting as a police informer.