Chhattisgarh: Naxal with Rs 8 lakh bounty on his head killed in encounter

By ANI | Published: January 16, 2021 11:15 PM2021-01-16T23:15:20+5:302021-01-16T23:25:03+5:30

A Naxal, carrying a reward of Rs 8 lakh bounty on his head, was killed in an encounter with the security forces on Saturday in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district.

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Chhattisgarh: Naxal with Rs 8 lakh bounty on his head killed in encounter

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A Naxal, carrying a reward of Rs 8 lakh bounty on his head, was killed in an encounter with the security forces on Saturday in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district.

Police said that the encounter took place today at around 4:30 pm in the forest region between Kutru and Ketulnar areas.

"A Naxal having a bounty of Rs 8 lakhs was killed in an encounter between Naxals and security forces today at around 4:30 pm in the forest region between Kutru and Ketulnar areas in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district," said Kamlochan Kashyap, Superintendent of Police, Bijapur.

On Wednesday, a Naxal with Rs 5 lakh was gunned down in an encounter with security forces in jungles between Chikpal and Marjum in Dantewada.

( With inputs from ANI )

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