19 Naxals arrested in Chhattisgarh
RAIPUR: As many as 19 Naxals were arrested today from separate places in the insurgency-hit Bastar region of Chhattisgarh, police said. Fifteen lower rung cadres were apprehended by a joint squad of security forces from the forests of Chintalnar police station limits of Sukma district, Sukma Superintendent of Police D Shravan told PTI… In a separate incident, three Naxals, including a woman, were arrested while they were allegedly planning to plant a bomb on Bispur-Pakhnar road under Darba police station limits of Bastar district in a bid to cause damage to security forces, a police official said… Moreover, a 20-year-old ultra Motu was arrested from Barsoor police station area of Dantewada district and a muzzle loading gun was seized from him, the official added.
Maoist Poster Found in School
BARGARH :A Maoist poster was found from Project UGUP School in Kalangapali village under Bargarh Sadar police limits on Monday. The ultras protested the Polavaram dam project and issued threat to Special Security Officers (SPOs) in the district through the poster. The school is located close to the Bargarh Reserve Police Line, which houses the armoury and barracks of SOG jawans.
Maoists kill tribal man branding him police informer
Maoists allegedly killed an adivasi in G. Madugula mandal on Monday morning, after branding him a police informer. The reported killing also marked the beginning of the week-long bandh in the Agency area from Monday, called by the Andhra-Orissa Border Special Zonal Committee (AOBSZC) of the CPI (Maoist), protesting against the government move to mine bauxite in the Jerela area. As per reports, a team of the Maoists picked up one V. Satya Rao, (55), from Madathakonda village under G. Madugula police station limits on Sunday night and reportedly killed him after taking him to some interior part in the Agency area.
Before leaving the village, the Maoists branded him as police informer and warned the villagers to stay away from the police and officials who were supporting bauxite mining in the Jerela area. According to police, the body of Satya Rao was sighted between Madigaruvu and Kilamkota village in G. Madugula area, but it was yet to be recovered. “The body will be retrieved on Tuesday morning,” said a senior police officer, engaged in combing operation in the region. According to Paderu ASP Babujee, the deceased was an educated person and was active in the implementation of the NREG scheme in the village. “He would accompany villagers to government agencies for getting them the benefits of various schemes. This apparently upset the Maoists,” said the ASP.
Construction site firebombed in Jamui.