Ramsai Majji (64), resident of Sangampalli village, was killed near his house late Friday evening, Bijapur SP K L Dhruv told PTI.A retired government school principal, he was also a Bijapur zila panchayat member, he added.
According to preliminary information, a group of Maoists asked him to come out of his house around 8.30 pm. Later his body was found nearby.
The village is 3 km away from Madded police station. Security forces have launched a combing operation in the region to nab the assailants, the SP said.