Dumka: Jharkhand Police chief Rajeev Kumar said there was no prior intelligence inputs about the Maoist attack on a police convoy which left the Pakur Superintendent of Police and five other policemen dead.
"It was a sudden attack, there was no prior report," Kumar told reporters when asked whether it was an intelligence failure.
He said the SP was going with an escort after attending a meeting convened by DIG (Dumka Range) Priya Dubey when the Maoists ambushed them.
Kumar said four SLRs and two AK-47 rifles were looted by the Maoists.
He said said anti-Maoist operations would be stepped up.