A girl Naxal, carrying a reward of Rs 2 lakh on her head, was killed in an encounter with safety personnel in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district
on Monday, a police official mentioned.
The gunfight passed off round 6.30 am close to Gumalnar village below Geedam police station limits when a group of the District Reserve Guard (DRG) was out on an anti-Naxal operation, Superintendent of Police Abhishek Pallava mentioned.
After a short change of fireplace, the rebels escaped. Later, the physique of a girl Naxal, recognized as Vaiko Pekko (24) was recovered from the spot, situated round 400 km away from the state capital Raipur, the official mentioned.
The insurgent, a local of Bhairamgarh space within the neighbouring Bijapur district, was energetic as member of the PLGA (Folks’s Liberation Guerrilla Military) platoon no.16 of Maoists and carried a reward of Rs 2 lakh on her head. Two country-made firearms, an Improvised Explosive Gadget (IED) weighing 2 kg, different Maoist materials, medicines and gadgets of day by day use have been additionally recovered from the encounter web site, the official mentioned.
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