Naxal attack not due to intelligence failure: Maharashtra DGP 

Terming it a 'big loss' for the force, Jaiswal said that police 'were ready to give a befitting reply to the Naxals'.

Published: 01st May 2019 04:48 PM  |   Last Updated: 01st May 2019 04:48 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

MUMBAI: Maharashtra Director General of Police Subodh Kumar Jaiswal said Wednesday that the Naxal attack in Gadchiroli in which 15 police personnel were killed was not a result of intelligence failure.

Terming it a "big loss" for the force, Jaiswal said that police "were ready to give a befitting reply to the Naxals".

"I cannot call this an intelligence failure. The Maharashtra police will take whatever action needed against such activities. It is a big loss for Maharashtra police," Jaiswal said. The Naxals want to overthrow the state, he said.

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