Pakur: A para teacher was shot dead by unidentified criminals in Sherpur village under Maheshpur police station area of this district today. The deceased has been identified as Maheshwar Hembram. After killing the miscreants fled from the spot leaving their motorcycle behind on the spot. The man was returning from upgraded middle school Bhilai when he shot dead by the criminals from close range who later fled from the spot.
In a separate incident, a person was killed as a tractor overturned in Ghatchora village. The deceased has been identified as Martin Soren.