Malkangiri: A man was shot dead by a group of unidentified miscreants at Kamalapadar village under Chitrakonda police limits in Malkangiri district on Wednesday night.
The deceased has been identified as Narayan Polasi, postmaster of Papuluru sub-post office in the district.
According to reports, a group of 10 to 15 armed miscreants arrived at the village at around 11 pm last night. They later barged into the house of the postmaster and dragged him with them and allegedly shot him dead.
It is reported that Maoists have killed him in suspicion of being a police informer.
Police reached the spot this morning being informed the incident and launched a man hunt to nab the miscreants.