Rajnandgaon police were able to neutralize naxals during an encounter that ensued in forests of Chandiadongri.
As per reports, the forces were out on searching mission in the forested areas but came under attack from the naxals.
The police force too retaliated and three naxals were killed.
At least one of the naxal is said to be of the commander level of the rebels with hefty reward on his head.
The naxal with reward on his head was identified as one Azaad, also LoS commander of the Darrekesa.
The encounter may have gone on for at least more than an hour.