Naxal Carrying Rs 5 Lakh Reward Killed In Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada

Dantewada: A Naxal, carrying a reward of Rs 5 lakh on his head, was gunned down by the security personnel in an encounter 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.

The slain militant was active in the Maoist organisation for the past 15 years and was 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.