In Jharkhand, three hardcore Naxals of Peoples Liberation Front of India, PLFI have been killed today in an ongoing encounter with police forces in the Manmaru forest and Kentai hills of Podeyahaat area coming under Tabo police station of West Singhbhum district. The encounter operation with the police forces is still ongoing in the forest area.
Earlier, yesterday two Maoists including Zonal Commander of PLFI Sachit Singh were arrested by Simdega police in a planned operation by the security forces.
SP Simdega Sanjeev Kumar informed in a press conference about the arrest of PLFI commander with INSAS weapon and arms. Jaladega and Kolebira police station in-charges had conducted raids based on the information and were successful in arresting the alleged Maoists.
SP Simdega informed that there was a reward of Rs Two lakhs announced on the arrested PLFI Maoist. Around 31 cases under Arms Act and several cases of murder, levy, and extortion have been registered in various police stations on his name. (AIR NEWS)