Naxal deputy commander killed in police firing in C`garh
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Last Updated: Monday, June 06, 2011, 00:25
  
Raipur: A so-called deputy commander of a Naxal outfit was killed in an encounter with the police in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh on Sunday, police said.

Inspector General of Police of Bijapur district BPS Rajbhanu said deputy commander of Bhopalpatnam Guerrilla Squad, Ramesh, was killed in an encounter at village Dampaya.

He said policemen of Madded police station who were going around in the forest area were fired upon by the outlaws at Dampaya village today. The police returned fire and exchanges with a group of Naxals went on for over an hour before the Naxals managed to escape from the spot.

However, when the police visited the spot of firing, they came across the body of Ramesh, deputy commander of a Naxal outfit.

Police have also recovered a rifle and 25 live cartridges from the spot, Rajbhanu said.

PTI


First Published: Monday, June 06, 2011, 00:25


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