Sunday, March 21, 2021

Two Maoists killed in encounter in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district

Police aid one of the two men carried a country of ₹3 lakh on his head while the other carried a reward of ₹1 lakh.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 21, 2021 11:27 AM IST

The encounter began when a team of District Reserve Guard of the Chhattigarh Police was out on an anti-Maoist operation. (Representational Photo)

Two suspected Maoists were killed in an encounter in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district on Saturday, police said.

Dantewada police said both were collectively carrying reward of 4 lakh and were involved in several incident of violence. Police have also recovered one 9 mm pistol, one country-made revolver and a 5 kg improvied explosive device (IED) from the site of encounter.

Superintendent of Police , Abhishek Pallava said that the encounter took place at Bada Gudra village, at around 1.30 pm, when the jawans of District Reserve Guard were on an anti-Maoist operation.

The deceased Maoists were identified as Madvi Hadma and Ayeta and total six cases were registered against both of them in various police stations of the district,” Pallava said.

Hidma was a deputy commander of Maoists in Katekalyan area and was carrying a reward of 3 lakh while Ayeta, a janmilitia commander was carrying a reward of 1 lakh on his head,” the SP said.

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