CRPF’s Special Drive Against Naxals

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has intensified its drive against the Naxals following the killing of 13 cops in a land mine blast in Garhwa district on 21st of January. This drive is ongoing in the border areas of Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh with an intention to break the back-bone of different naxal groups active in the area. Reports also say that the supremo of the Jharkhand Prastuti Committee, a naxal organization, Srikant Oraon has been arrested from Latehar. Meanwhile five hard core naxals have surrendered, along with arms, in the Khunti district, according to Khunti Police Superintendent Dr. M. Tamilyanan.

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