Padiami was the village headman.
While the CRPF team came from Giridih, Jamui and Giridih police also joined the anti-Naxal operation late Thursday night.
The Maoists escaped as soon the SSP Saurabh Kumar along with a police force reached the spot.
There is no hill on one side of the road or a deep ditch on the other side of the ambush spot as claimed by police.
‘Five automatic rifles,unspecified number of cartridges were looted by Maoists from GRP jawans.’
The gun battle took place when personnel of CRPF were carrying out an operation in dense forest.
The injured jawan was admitted to hospital where his condition was stated to be critical.
The IM is also believed to be trying to take Maoist support for supply of arms and explosives.
Preliminary reports indicated that Maoists began firing on the convoy from higher ground
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Some media personnel reached the spot at Darbha even before a police rescue team could locate it.