The deceased have been identified as Chandru Kavde (40) and Milan Haldar (19), a local police officer told PTI. Kavde, who hails from naxal-affected Gadchiroli district in neighbouring Maharashtra, was reported to be abducted by naxals from his village yesterday, the officer said.
He said Kavde's body was spotted by villagers in the forests in Baande area of Kanker this morning.
The bullet-ridden body of Haldar was found in the nearby forest yesterday while another villager is still in the captivity of the ultras, the officer said, adding that a search operation is underway to trace the missing villager.
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