Policeman killed in encounter with Maoists

, 10:21 AM IST

Giridih: A police personnel was today killed in an encounter with Maoists in Patharchhapra jungles of Giridih district today, the police said.

Inspector General of Police (CRPF) Sanjay Anand Lathkar said the police personnel died in the encounter and his body was being brought to Pirtand in Giridih district.

Giridih Superintendent of Police Akhilesh B Verior has rushed to the spot.