Naxal leader, wife killed in shootout
A naxal leader and his wife were killed in an exchange of fire with police in Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh.india Updated: Dec 31, 2006 09:39 IST
A Naxal leader and his wife were killed in an exchange of fire with police near Panasapally village in Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh, police said on Sunday.
A special police party combing the area yesterday exchanged fire with Naxals, they said.
The dead persons were identified as Chandramouli alias Devanna, a member of CPI-Maoist's central committee and his wife Jyotakka.
Devanna, who went underground about 20 years ago, carried a reward of Rs 10 lakh on his head.
Police recovered two guns, two claymore mines and five kitbags from the scene of the shootout.
First Published: Dec 31, 2006 09:39 IST