An ultra of the banned Jharkhand Janmukti Parishad (JJMP) was Thursday arrested after a brief encounter between the security forces and the extremists in the Jarma jungles of Latehar district.
Latehar Superintendent of Police, Prashant Anand said that after getting information that the extremists were present in the forests, CRPF personnel and police surrounded the area.
Both the sides exchanged about 50 rounds, the SP said, adding there was no casualty in the encounter.
The security forces arrested a JJMP ultra identified as Anil alias Badal from the spot after the gun battle, he said.
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