One person abducted, 3 vehicles torched in Churchu
Suspected Leftwing ultras abducted one official of a construction company from Murki village of Churchu block on Saturday night and also set on fire three vehicles belonged to the Inder Gope Construction Company of Hazaribagh, which is engaging in construction work at two important inner roads of this Naxal prone block. Abducted person has been identified as Saroj Yadav and is the manager and a relative of the construction company owner Inder Gope, officials said.
According to sources, on Saturday night Yadav had to stay back in village Murki as the JCB of the company became inoperative suddenly. He was sleeping in the house of one Kishun Mahto. At midnight about a dozen Left ultras came and captured him. They then torched the JCB, a tractor and a trailer kept there.
Bihar: Police arrest four Maoists for allegedly making plans to extort levy
Four Maoists were on Monday arrested while they were allegedly making plans to extort levy from under-construction infrastructure projects. Muzaffarpur Senior Superintendent of Police Ranjit Kumar Mishra said raids were conducted during the early hours on the basis of information provided by hardcore Maoist Dasai Ram, who was arrested in Motihari in East Champaran district on Sunday. “The arrested Maoists used to extort levy or protection money from under-construction infrastructure projects in the area, and were making plans to do so when our teams surrounded them,” Mishra said. The SSP added that the four had been involved in an attack on the office of a construction company engaged in making a bridge between Sahebganj and Gopalganj in the district.
Two Maoists held for attacking construction company camp
MOTIHARI: Police arrested two suspected Maoists-Prem Mahto and Mukesh Singh from Mahamada and Dhanauji villages under Patahi police station in East Champaran district on Saturday in connection with attack on the base camp of a road bridge construction company at village Balua. It may be mentioned here that on May 29, heavily armed suspected Maoists attacked the camp of a private company engaged in construction of a road bridge over river Motiya on Patahi-Shikarganj road.The outlaws tied the hands and legs of the workers and set ablaze generators, vibrators, mixing machines and bags of cement after pouring Kerosene on them. The attack was apparently made to terrorize the construction company authorities for their refusal to meet their extortion demand of Rs 15 lakh. Rambabu Rai, manager of the company, had lodged a case in this regard with the Patahi police station on Saturday and DSP Vijay Kumar with police force made an on the spot inquiry. Police teams are conducting raids to nab the extremists.
Maoists kill ‘police informer’ in Khammam
Maoists allegedly killed a 30-year-old tribal youth dubbing him as a police informer in Unjupalli forest area of Charla mandal in Bhadrachalam division late on Saturday night. According to sources, the deceased has been identified as Kurusam Balakrishna, 30, of Lakshmipuram village in Venkatapuram mandal. Suspected rebels allegedly whisked away Kurusam Balakrishna into the forest area a few days ago and grilled him over his alleged role as police informer before killing him around Saturday midnight, sources added. The rebels reportedly dumped his body alongside a kutcha road leading to Pusuguppa village and left behind a poster in the name of CPI (Maoist) district committee at the spot in the early hours of Sunday. The rebels, through the poster, alleged that Balakrishna acted as a “police informer”.
Maoists torch a bus carrying supplies for SFs in Chhattisgarh
The Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) cadres set ablaze a bus on May 30 carrying supplies for Security Forces (SFs) after asking passengers to get down near Dugaiguda village under Awapalli Police Station limits in Bijapur District, reports The Pioneer. The private bus was on its way to Basaguda from Jagdalpur, Bijapur Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Indira Kalyan Elesela informed. However, no harm to any passengers has been reported in the incident.