Woman Naxal gunned down in Dantewada
Vaiko Pekko, a local of Bhairamgarh space and an lively People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army, was carrying a reward of ₹2 lakh on her head
A girl Naxal, carrying a reward of ₹2 lakh on her head, was killed in an encounter with safety personnel in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district on Monday, a police official mentioned.
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The gunfight came about round 6.30 am close to Gumalnar village underneath Geedam police station limits when a staff of the District Reserve Guard (DRG) was out on an anti-Naxal operation, Superintendent of Police Abhishek Pallava mentioned.
After a quick trade of fireside, the rebels escaped.
Later, the physique of a girl Naxal, recognized as Vaiko Pekko (24) was recovered from the spot, situated round 400 km away from the State capital Raipur, the official mentioned.
The insurgent, a local of Bhairamgarh space in the neighbouring Bijapur district, was lively as member of the PLGA (People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army) platoon no.16 of Maoists and carried a reward of ₹2 lakh on her head.
Two country-made firearms, an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) weighing 2 kg, different Maoist materials, medicines and gadgets of day by day use had been additionally recovered from the encounter web site, the official mentioned.