Raipur: A policeman was killed in an encounter with Naxalites in a distant space of Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh. Officials on the police headquarters stated that after a raid on the Maoist hideout late Friday, a police officer was killed in an encounter in Pardhauni village, whereas 4 Maoists had been killed.
He stated, "Shyam Kishore Sharma, in-charge of Madanwara police station, located about 200 km from the state capital, has died in action."
In a joint operation of 27 Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and Chhattisgarh Police, 4 Naxalites together with two girls have been killed, from whom 4 rifles together with an AK-47 and an SLR have been recovered. <! –
Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has condoled the dying of the police officer. At the identical time, police officers stated that the Naxalites killed within the encounter had been the dreaded ones, who had a reward of Rs 1 lakh and above.