Dantewada. Bastar Police has recently achieved phenomenal success in their campaign against Naxalites. Yesterday, soldiers took down two female Naxals. Both the Naxalites killed are hardcore and were most wanted. The soldiers have also recovered weapons along with the bodies of the Naxalites after the encounter.
The female Naxalites, Vijjay Markam and Aayatey Mandavi were notorious. Aayatey Mandavi carried a bounty of rupees five-lakhs, while Vijjay Markam had a reward of two-lakhs on her head. The police recovered a pistol and a plethora of other items from the scene.
According to reports, the Naxalites encountered jawans during a search in the jungles of Kalepal and Kakari. After nearly an hour of fighting, the Naxalites fled.