Jharkhand Police killed five Naxals in an encounter in Chatra on Monday (3 April).
Two of the five killed carried bounties of Rs 25 lakh each, and two others had bounties of Rs 5 lakh each.
The police also recovered two AK-47s.
The operation is still in progress.
Three naxals were arrested by the police and district reserve guard (DRG) in Kanker district of Chhattisgarh on Sunday (2 April).
Police identified the arrested naxals as Samund alias Suman Singh Anchala (42), Sanjay Kumar Usendi (27), and Parasram Dhangul (55).
The joint team acted on a tip-off, arresting three insurgents from a forest under Koyelibeda police station limits for naxalism, according to Antagarh Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Khoman Sinha.
ASP Sinha said the arrested naxals were involved in numerous incidents, such as burning vehicles engaged in construction works, setting towers on fire, and attacking people who they accused of being police informers.
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