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The security forces in all the Maoist prone districts have been directed to remain on maximum alert, keep sharp vigil and collect intelligence regarding any movement of the Maoists.
The murder was perpetrated by a group of about 20 Maoists, some of them women, at Pondeythika village under Barhat police station on Monday night.
Vetti Rama was allegedly involved in the incident on March 13 this year in Sukma's Kistaram area in which naxals blew up a mine protected vehicle of the CRPF, killing nine troopers.
More than 60 Maoist guerrillas have surrendered in Jharkhand in the last three years.
The incident took place when a joint team of security forces was returning after carrying out a search operation in the forest between Orchhameta and Tondebeda villages.
Dantewada is among the worst Maoist-affected districts in the conflict zone of Bastar, south Chhattisgarh.
Shortly after the police decided to suspend operations, posters were found in Koraput's Pottangi area yesterday urging Maoists to surrender.
The court has fixed September 26 for pronouncing the quantum of punishment against the two convicts.
State ADG (Law and Order) Parambir Singh along with the Pune police had addressed the media on the case last week, during which letters purportedly exchanged between the activists were read out.
The encounter occurred in Abujhmad area of the district, about 400 km south of Raipur and some 60 km away from the Narayanpur district headquarters.
Intellectuals, artists and writers Sunday denounced the house arrest of five human rights activists in connection with a probe into a case of caste violence in Maharashtra.
The Border Security Force (BSF) which received inputs on one such incident sent in a team to Sangamguda to verify its authenticity.
However, a few others from the legal fraternity noted that there are no rules on whether or not the police should reveal documents in a case.
Five Left-wing activists were arrested during the searches and they are under house arrest till September 6 as per a Supreme Court direction. Teltumbde is not among them.
Maoists were planning to purchase grenade launchers and bring them to India via Nepal or Manipur.