Naxal with Rs 5 lakh bounty killed in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada

By ANI | Published: April 20, 2021 09:23 AM2021-04-20T09:23:57+5:302021-04-20T09:35:01+5:30

A Naxal carrying a reward of Rs 5 lakh on his head was killed in a exchange of fire with Dantewada District Reserve Guard, in Neelawaya forest on Tuesday morning.

Naxal with Rs 5 lakh bounty killed in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada | Naxal with Rs 5 lakh bounty killed in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada

Naxal with Rs 5 lakh bounty killed in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada

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A Naxal carrying a reward of Rs 5 lakh on his head was killed in a exchange of fire with Dantewada District Reserve Guard, in Neelawaya forest on Tuesday morning.

"In Exchange of fire with Dantewada DRG today morning at about 6 am in jungles of Neelawaya, a dead body of Maoist has been recovered, who has been identified as Kosa, resident of Mallapara, Neelawaya," said Dantewada SP Abhishek Pallav.

The DRG team also recovered one 9 mm pistol, one country-made Bharmar, one 3 kg IED, pithoos, medicines and items of daily use from the encounter site.

He was active in the Maoist orgsation for the past 15 years and was currently a Malangir area committee member and Military intelligence in charge.

SP further said that he has more than 15 crimes registered against him in different police stations.

( With inputs from ANI )

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