AMaoist carrying a reward of Rs five lakh on his head was killed by security forces during an encounter in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district on Friday.

The encounter broke out in a forest under Geedam police station area at around 4 pm when a team of the District Reserve Guard (DRG) of the police ran into a group of Maoists.

Following the skirmish, the DRG team recovered the body of a Maoist, named Ramsu Korram, who was the section commander of platoon no. 16 and guard of Mallesh, DVCM.

A 7.62 mm pistol, a 5-kg IED, wires and items of daily use were also recovered from the encounter site.


India today

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