MANPUR: A woman Naxal was gunned down in an encounter with the security forces in Manpur area of Chhattisgarh on Wednesday.
Jarina Potai, who had a reward of Rs 5 Lakhs on her head, had been active in Manpur sub-division of Rajnandgaon district since 2005.
As many as 16 offences, including attacks on police teams, were registered against her at various police stations in Manpur sub-division.
The security personnel seized a 12 bore gun and other Naxal-related material from her possession.
The encounter took place around 8.30 am in a forest near Kondal hills when the security personnel were out on an anti-Maoist operation in the region.