Two women Maoists arrested in Chhattisgarh

Raipur: The security forces gunned down two Maoists and arrested two women cadres following a gun battle in Abujhmaad area of Chhattisgarh on Saturday.

The encounter ensued when the security forces were conducting a search operation in jungles of Bedmametta and Gattakal. The gun battle lasted for about 2 hours after which the Maoists fled the area.

The forces recovered bodies of two uniformed Maoist cadres with weapons from the spot. When the forces were retreating from the location along with the bodies, the Maoists began firing at them while hiding in the jungles.

The police party informed about the encounter and fleeing naxals to the other police parties in the region. After this, the Maoists were surrounded and two women cadres were arrested with arms and ammunition. (ANI)