Raipur: Even as they are engaged in a fierce
fight in Chhattisgarh against each other, a jawan gave an
injured Naxal a new lease of life by donating his blood.
The incident occurred in Surguja, in the northern part of
the state, which is a Naxal-dominated area where the outlaws
make their presence felt time and again.
It was in one such attempt by the Naxals, that the police
injured an outlaw, carrying a reward of Rs 10,000 on his head,
but ensured that he survived by making him available proper
treatment and also donating blood when needed.
"On the 7th of this month, we received information that
some Naxals had gathered near Chandnibahar village under
Surajpur police station and were planning an attack,"
Superintendent of Police, Surguja, N K S Thakur said.
Following this, a team under Chandibahar police station
in-charge S S Patel went to the area to investigate. However,
the Naxals opened fire on them to which the police team
After the Naxals had fled the place, police searched the
area and found an injured Chandrika Yadav, who was hit by a
bullet in his waist, lying next to his .303 rifle, Thakur
Yadav was taken to the Chandnibahar village hospital,
where doctors, in view of his critical condition, advised the
police officials to shift him to the district hospital in