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After the intermittent firing that lasted for around an hour, the ultras fled into the forest in neighbouring Maharashtra, he said.
Woman Naxal Vaishali Baburao Veladi (18) was a member of the Bhamragadh dalam and carried a cash reward of Rs 4.50 lakh on her head, an official said.
Following the women's entry, the Lord Ayyappa temple was also shut down for an hour for 'purification' rituals.
Kannur Range Inspector General Balram Kumar Upadhyay said the police were taking all necessary steps to track the activities of the Maoists in the forest areas of Wayanad.
Based on information of Maoist movement, police came across a group at the foothills of Gandhamardan hill while returning from patrolling operation.
The state sought the NIA's investigation files on the Maoist ambush at Darbha in Bastar that eliminated a chunk of the state’s party leadership in 2013.
The photo, which has widely been shared on social media, shows JJMP zonal commander Pappu Lohra and his aide sub-zonal commander Sushil Oraon posing with security forces.
Manku Potai, 39, who was shot dead by ultras late in the night on December 6 on the outskirts of his village was active as a Maoist militia member and had surrendered before the police in 2016.
This follows intelligence reports that Maoists are likely to assemble at the Tamil Nadu-Kerala-Karnataka trijunction to mark the second death anniversary of the Maoists Kuppu Devaraj and Ajitha.
While the State has registered an average voting of 70 % on Monday, most of the Naxal affected areas have witnessed massive 80 –85 % turnout.
A group of ultras opened fire on the DRG team near Mudwal village, located 500 km from state capital Raipur, triggering the gun-battle, he said.
The fate of 190 candidates including the chief minister Raman Singh who is in the poll fray from Rajnandgaon, would be sealed today in the first phase of polling.
48-year-old Ajeet Ray was nabbed Saturday, the official said, adding he was involved in unlawful activities in Odisha, Maharashtra and Chhatishgarh since 1990, the official said.
In first of this kind of initiative, the force has decided to impart basic knowledge about the 'way of life' of tribals to at least 1,200 troops as part of a capsule course.
As per the directive of the Election Commission of India, extensive security arrangements have been put in place across the Naxal-affected areas of the state.