One Naxal killed in Bihar’s Gaya dist

Gaya (Bihar) [India], Oct. 9 : One Naxal was killed in a joint operation by the Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel at Sagarpur village near Chakkarbandha area in Bihar's Gaya district on Sunday morning.

Earlier, Dumka Police had arrested a Naxal zonal commander and two of his associates from Basmata village under Masalia Police Station in the state's Dumka district and seized detonators, transistors and Rs.

35,000 cash from their possession. Dumka Police has identified the commander as Kanchan Da, alias, Awadh Kishore, who is carrying a bounty of Rs.

10 lakhs on his head. His associates were identified as Gopal Rai and Okil Murmu. They were arrested on Saturday in a joint operation of the district police and the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).

Kanchan, a member of the Communist Party of India (Maoist), was allegedly involved in many dreadful incidents.

Source: ANI