An encounter broke out between security forces and Naxalites in Keragani forest on Thursday, the third day of two IED blasts in the forests of Chainpur police station area. During this, the police have killed a Naxalite zonal commander Buddheshwar Oraon with a reward of Rs 15 lakh. This was confirmed by Gumla SP Hrideep P Janardhanan. Apart from an AK-47 rifle, many Naxalite literature, bags, bags, cash amount etc. have also been recovered from the spot.The security forces finally succeeded in killing Budheshwar Oraon, the regional commander-cum-spokesperson of the CPI-Maoists, who have been synonymous with terror in two states, including three districts, for the last 20 years. Dozens of special operations had been launched to capture Budheshwar. During this, he had escaped even after coming in front of the police about 8 times. After this, a false propaganda was made to surrender in Budheshwar area.After this propaganda, the police also reduced their pressure towards him and the squad. But in the recent past, he had started creating ruckus again. By disrupting the development works, he was busy collecting levy from the contractors.

Actually, for the last two days, the team of district police and CRPF is running a search operation in the forest. On Thursday, on the first morning, the police had received information that a group of Naxalite Budheshwar is gathered in the forest located between Keragani and Marwa. They are planning to carry out some big crime. Meanwhile, the police came out to surround them. During this the Naxalites came face to face. After which there was firing from both sides for hours.

A Naxalite was killed in this firing. While the rest of his Naxalite comrades fled towards the forest seeing the security forces getting overwhelmed.IED specialist Belgian Shepherd dog drone was martyred in Budheshwar’s IED blast

 

Let us inform that in the blast on Tuesday in the Keragani forest falling in the border area of Kuramgarh and Sadar police station, a dog drone of IED specialist Belgian Shepherd breed, who was part of the Cobra battalion, was martyred.The injured jawan was brought to Ranchi by an Air Force helicopter. The next day, on the early morning of Wednesday, a villager Ramdev Munda (45) was killed once again due to the blast of a pressure IED.

(Agencies)