A Maoist was shot dead in a gunfight with security personnel in Jharkhand’s Gumla district on Monday, a senior police officer said. The operation is still going on, Additional Director General (Operations) RK Mallick told PTI.
“One Maoist has been killed in the encounter with security personnel in Gumla and arms and ammunition have been recovered. The operation was carried out based on intelligence inputs and is still on,” he said. He added that the extremist is yet to be identified.
Superintendent of Police of Gumla HP Janardanan said the gunfight was happening at Biher Rore forest in the Ramgarh area. He said that the body of the maoist was retrieved from the spot of the gunfight along with arms.