Insight Online News
Gumla, May 31 : An ultra allegedly belonging to the CPI Maoists was on Monday killed in an encounter with security personnel in Madwa forest under Kurumgarh Police Station area of this district.
Police sources said that a tip-off had been received regarding the presence of the ultras in the forest after which a joint team of police and CRPF conducted search operations. Upon seeing the policemen the ultras opened fire which was retaliated back.
In the gun battle between the two sides, an ultra was killed while the remaining managed to flee into the deeper reaches of the forest. Search and combing operations were on in the area.
Police said that body of the ultra has been recovered and a firearm has been also recovered, however, the identity of the ultra killed in the encounter has not been ascertained yet.