Naxal carrying cash reward killed in encounter

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 15:08

Raipur: A Naxal carrying a cash reward of Rs
5,000 on his head, was on Tuesday killed in an encounter with
security forces in Chhattisgarh`s Narayanpur district, police
said.

The gunfight took place near Chinari village forests when
a Naxal group opened indiscriminate fire on a joint patrol
team of CRPF and state police force, drawing retaliation from
the security men, Narayanpur SP Mayank Shrivastava said.
A Naxal, identified as Negi Rawat, was killed in the
encounter and his body has been recovered. Many cases,
including murder and attack on police teams, were registered
against him in the district, the SP said.
Some weapons and naxal literature were also recovered
from the spot, he said.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 15:08

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