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Two dreaded Maoists carrying rewards on their head were shot dead in a gunfight with police in Rajnandgaon district.
Maoists have already given a call for observing bandh on February 5 against State and Central governments for implementing anti-people policies, detaining innocent tribal people.
Sources said the highly armed Maoists attacked the camp of district reserve guards, special task force and armed forces in the wee hours of Saturday.
The girl told police that she managed to escape from the clutches of the Maoists after an encounter with security forces.
Cut-off and Tulsi Dongri areas of Malkangiri district and Sunabeda Wildlife Sanctuary in Nuapada district were the focus areas from Odisha perspective.
Medicines and kind words from the IPS officer fostered some trust, and the woman revealed that her husband too had become weak in recent months and had lost weight.
The Maoists left behind letters in the village in the name of Manuguru Committee and warned of more attacks, sources said.
A local court pronounced the sentences also acquitted three other accused in the case for want of evidence.
The police launched a massive combing operation at Kodencherry in the district after a resident lodged a complaint stating that four armed personnel in military dress came to his home.
According to an official, the arrests were made after raids were conducted in the eastern suburbs of Mumbai late last night.
After a lull, the Jharkhand-based operatives of the outlawed CPI (Maoists) outfit on Monday set afire five vehicles engaged in a construction project at Serengada hamlet near Kudaburu village.
The death of a Central Reserve Police Force jawan in an encounter with Maoists on January 2 has woken up the security establishment to the fact that Bihar’s Maoist crisis is far from over.
Apparently buoyed by its successes during the last few years, Chhattisgarh Police will now embark on “offensive intelligence-based operations” in areas considered Maoist bastion in Bastar zone.
The Maoists who were lying low after the encounter at Nilambur have not given up and are re-emerging fast in the state, say Intelligence sources.
The government has no plans to give general amnesty to the militants in Jammu and Kashmir and Maoists who give up violence and arms struggle, the Lok Sabha was informed today.