Dadu Singh Parotiya (50) was attacked by the ultras outside his house at village Konde under Durgkondal police station limits on Tuesday night, Kanker Superintendent of Police K L Dhruv told PTI.
Chief ministers Nitish Kumar (Bihar), Naveen Patnaik (Odisha), Yogi Adityanath (Uttar Pradesh), Kamal Nath (Madhya Pradesh), Raghubar Das (Jharkhand), Bhupesh Baghel (Chhattisgarh) besides top police and civil officials of 10 Naxal affected states attended the meeting.
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"The exchange of fire took place around 6 am in the forest near Dhurbeda village, located around 20 km away from Orchha police station in the district. It occurred when a DRG team was out on a counter-insurgency operation," Director General of Police (DGP) D M Awasthi told PTI.
"During an encounter on July 29, policeman Vetti Rama and his sister Vetti Kanni saw each other, following which Kanni's guards started shooting at him. While two died in the face-off, Kanni managed to escape," News agency ANI quoted Shalabh Sinha, the Superintendent of Police as saying.
Seven naxals have been killed by security forces in an encounter in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon.
Two Naxals, including a woman, were killed in an encounter with the security forces in the forests of Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Monday, police said.
Three naxals of the banned Jharkhand Janmukti Parishad (JJMP) were killed in an encounter with the police in a forest in Lohardaga district on Thursday, a police officer said here.
The gunbattle broke out in a forest near Gumiyapal village, located around 400 km from Raipur, when a District Reserve Guard team was out on an anti-Naxal operation, Dantewada Superintendent of Police Abhishek Pallava told PTI.
Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad arrested a couple for their alleged naxal activities. The couple was arrested from Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.
The encounter broke out early morning in the forest of Sendbahra village under Mechka police station limits when security forces were out on an anti-Naxal operation, Director General of Police (DGP) D M Awasthi told reporters.
The encounter with the naxals took place in Dhamtari District. Exchange of fire took place when a team of the Special Task Force (STF) was out on an anti-naxal opeartion.
The incident occurred near Lendra village under Errabore police station area, where road construction work is underway, Sukma Superintendent of Police Shalabh Kumar Sinha told PTI.
Two CRPF personnel were killed and another was injured in an encounter with Naxals in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh Friday, police said.
The suspension of Shailesh Kale, SDPO of Kurkheda in Gadchiroli district, was announced in the Legislative Council by Deepak Kesarkar, Minister of State for Home.
Four naxals, including a commander who was active in neighbouring Odisha and carrying a Rs 13-lakh reward on his head
A constable of the Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF) allegedly shot dead two of his colleagues in the Naxal-affected Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh Wednesday,police said.
A team of the police's District Reserve Guard was out on an anti-Naxal operation when the encounter broke out.