A Maoist carrying a money reward of Rs three lakh on her head was killed in an encounter in Balaghat district, 431 km north east of Bhopal, late night time on Friday, mentioned police.
Balaghat, superintendent of police, Abhishek Tiwari mentioned the girl was recognized as a resident of Bastar, Chhattisgarh, Sharda, an energetic member of Katia-Mocha Vistaar Dalam.
“Performing on a tip off, hawk power and police staff have been finishing up a search operation on Friday late night time in Malkhedi forest space close to Kanha Tiger Reserve when Maoists, about 25 in quantity, began firing. The police staff additionally retaliated and fired. After the gun battle, which lasted for greater than an hour, the staff inspected the world and located the physique of a girl Maoist,” mentioned the SP, Balaghat.
“Police staff additionally discovered blood spots in two different locations which suggests another Maoists additionally sustained accidents within the encounter,” mentioned the SP.
Police have recovered ration and different each day use objects in giant portions from the encounter web site.
(With inputs from Monica Pandey from Jabalpur)