Woman Naxal gunned down in Chhattisgarh

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.

Published: 18th July 2018 03:04 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th July 2018 03:04 PM   |  A+A-

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By ANI

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.

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