Woman Naxal gunned down in encounter at Sukma
Police have recovered one weapon, a bag full of medicines, surgical items and other items of daily use from the spot
On Thursday, a Naxal, carrying a reward of Rs one lakh on his head, was killed by the District Reserve Guard (DRG). The killed Naxal has been identified as Vanjam Budhu, Nilamadgu RPC (Revolutionary People's Committee) in-charge and Jan militia commander.
Chhattisgarh: One naxal, identified as Vanjam Budhu, Nilamadgu RPC (Revolutionary People's Committee) in-charge and Jan Militia commander, carrying reward of Rs. 1 lakh has been killed by District Reserve Guard (DRG) during encounter in Sukma earlier today.— ANI (@ANI) June 27, 2019
"In the morning, we received the information regarding the presence of Naxals in the forests between Murliguda and Atkal in Sukma district. Immediately a team of DRG was sent to the area," said Superintendent of Police (SP) Shalabh Sinha.
SP Shalabh Sinha, Sukma: We got info regarding naxal presence in forests b/w Murliguda&Atkal. DRG team was sent for search, naxals opened fire on them; our team retaliated in self defense. During search, we recovered body of a naxal, a weapon, a bag of medicines & surgical items. https://t.co/LihpupOHEf— ANI (@ANI) June 27, 2019
"At around 12.15 pm, Naxals opened fire on the DRG team. Our team also retaliated in self-defense. After 15-20 minutes, Naxals fled the location. The body of one Naxal was later recovered from the area," he added.
Police have recovered one weapon, a bag full of medicines, surgical items and other items of daily use from the spot.
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