Police shot dead CPI(Maoist) zonal commander in Jharkhand
Daltanganj, Mar 4 (UNI) Police shot dead CPI (Maoist) zonal commander Jagannath Koira and apprended another in an encounter at Khukhuma under Bisanpur police station of Palamu district today.
A policeman was also injured in the encounter, police said.
Two country made pistols, eight live cartridges and Rs.5000 in cash were recorvered from the self-styled commander.
The outlawed carried a reward of Rs 50,000 on his head. He was involved in 70 criminal cases, police said.
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