Five Maoists arrested in Chhattisgarh
The Kanker District Police arrested five cadres of the Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) from the forest of Badrangi in Antagrah block the District on April 9, reports The Pioneer. A huge haul of arms and ammunition along with explosive substances were also recovered from their possession. The arrested Maoists were identified as Pinesh, Somaram, Dashrath, Maniram and Ramprasad. They are residents of village Badrangi. Police seized arms and ammunition, muzzle gun, two single barrel gun, three mobile batteries, LED connector wire, crackers, a 7-kg LED container, 500 gram lime stone, a plastic carry bag, pamphlets among other things from the arrested Maoists.
CRPF to trace Tadmetla attackers through Naxal videos
RAIPUR: Five years after the deadly Naxal strike at Tadmetla in Chhattisgarh in which 76 security personnel were killed, the CRPF has decided to trace the perpetrators by identifying them through videos released by the rebels following the attack. “We have decided to request the state police to consider videos released by Maoists after the Tademtla incident as an evidence and trace the cadres who are visible in the clippings after identifying them,”
Cops escape landmine attack by Maoists in Bihar
Gaya: Several police personnel involved in anti-naxal operation had a narrow escape as two landmines, planted by Maoists, exploded few metres ahead of the patrol vehicle which was about to cross the site of the blast near Birnawan village in Bihar’s Gaya district, cops said on Friday. “The police personnel were moving across the area in a vehicle when Maoists triggered the landmines in quick succession,” Magadh Range Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Pradeep Shrivastava said. “Luckily, the blasts happened a few metres ahead of the vehicle late last night without causing any harm to the security men,” Shrivastava added. Additional forces have been sent in the area, he said.
Naxal arrested in Telangana
Communist Party of India – Marxist Leninist (New Democracy) [CPI-ML (New Democracy)] Gundala area dalam (armed squad) ‘commander’ Dubbaka Ramaiah alias Jagganna (60), was arrested by the Police at Komararam in Yellendu mandal (administrative unit) in Khammam District on April 9, reports The Hindu. Jagganna hails from Samithi Singaram village in Manuguru mandal. He was involved in four criminal cases and an exchange of fire with the Police in the District.