Two alleged members of the outlawed Communist Party of India (Maoist) were killed and three others arrested in various parts of the restive Bastar region of south Chhattisgarh on Monday.“An encounter took place between the Maoists and the District Reserve Guard in Rasatong forest in Sukma district. Two ‘uniformed’ male Maoists’ bodies were recovered,” a police official posted in Bastar said in a statement.The DRG team also recovered one 12-bore rifle, one Bharmar (locally-made gun), one wireless set, 13 detonators, Codex wire, radio, solar plates and backpacks from the spot of the encounter. In separate incidents, two Maoists were arrested in Narayanpur district and one Maoist was arrested in Bijapur district of Bastar. “We have arrested two Maoists from Edka police station limits of Narayanpur today. Both of them had warrants issued against them for damaging BSNL towers, hostels, and murder of civilians,” informed Naryanpur district Superintendent of Police Santosh Singh. The Maoist, arrested in Bijapur district was identified as Podium Mara and he was arrested from Basaguda area of Bijapur in a joint operation of the Chhattisgarh police and CRPF’s special anti-Maoist unit CoBRA.