A suspected Maoist was killed in an encounter with safety forces in Bijapur district of Bastar division on Monday.
Based on the police, the Maoist is but to be recognized and the physique has been taken to the district headquarters.
Inspector Basic of Police, Bastar vary, Sunderaj P, advised HT that the group of District Reserve Guard and Central Reserve Police Pressure (CRPF) had been within the jungles of Gangaloor when the incident passed off.
“We had particular inputs concerning the gathering of Maoists within the jungle therefore a group was despatched there. At round 9.30 am the encounter began between Maoists and safety forces and continued for about 30 minutes Pedapal and Pidiya villages,” the IG mentioned.
After the encounter was over, the physique of a Maoist was recovered from the spot.
“Combing operations within the forest remains to be on and extra particulars are awaited,” the IG mentioned.