Daltonganj: A local BJP leader and a youth were gunned down by the maoists under the Pipra Police Station area of the Palamu district.
The deceased have been identified as local BJP leader Mohan Gupta and Suraj Soni. A pamphlet throw by the ultras has been also recovered from the spot.
Gupta was also the husband of Pipra Block Pramukh. Police said that in the evening Gupta was having a walk in the local market when bike born ultras fired upon him from close range with an AK-47.
Post the incident Gupta and Soni were rushed to the hospital where both of them died. Two others have also received injuries in the incident.