Maoist leader CP Jallel
Maoist leader CP Jallel

Kerala: Maoist leader CP Jaleel killed in encounter

ANI | Updated: Mar 07, 2019 19:57 IST

Wayanad (Kerala) [India], Mar 7 (ANI): Maoist leader CP Jaleel was killed in an encounter in Wayanad’s Vythiri region on Wednesday, police sources said.
According to police sources, a group of about 5 Maoists reached a resort in Vythiri and asked for money and food. When they were leaving, ‘Thunderbolt’ (anti-Maoist squad in Kerala Police) along with police reached the spot.
There was exchange of firing between Thunderbolt and Maoists which led to the death of one. The police suspected that one more Maoist has been injured.
Jaleel is a native of Pandilkkad, Malappuram district. He was active in Maoist groups for more than six years. (ANI)