Chaibasa: An encounter on Thursday evening took place between the ultras belonging to the People's Liberation Front of India and security personnel comprising jawans of police and CRPF personnel under Gudri Police Station area of the West Singhbhum district.
Police sources said that the encounter took place in Bandu area during which an ultra was killed while another one was arrested. Arms have been also recovered from the spot.
ASP Nathu Singh Meena has confirmed the encounter.
Sources said that following a tip-off regarding the presence of the ultras a team comprising the jawans of district police and CRPF was sent to the spot. Upon seeing the policemen the ultras opened fire.
In retaliation, the jawans also opened fire in which one ultra was killed and another one was caught while he was trying to flee from the spot. The remaining ultras managed to flee from the spot.