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Raushan Kumar, a sub-inspector of CRPF’s 205 CoBRA battalion was badly injured when a landmine laid by the Maoists in the Langurahi jungles in Gaya district went off.
The couple also decided to leave the organization due to atrocities on women cadre, forcing some women Maoists to commit suicide.
On an average around fifty percent farmers living in hamlets close to the naxal epicentre of the four districts in south Bastar reportedly couldn't access the paddy procurement centres.
According to data available at South Asian Terrorism Portal (SATP), at least 57 Maoists were arrested from the State in 2018.
Maharashtra and Telangana had deployed heavy forces on the border areas as a precaution, following a few aggressive actions by the banned group at Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli.
Police sources suspect that the outlawed group resorted to the act to make its presence felt ahead of the bandh called by the ultras on January 31.
According to reports, they asked the passengers to get off the bus before setting it on fire.
About 20 to 30 Maoists intercepted the bus at the village under Mathili police limits late on Monday night, and set it ablaze for plying during a strike called by the banned CPI (Maoist).
Panic gripped the employees of the block development office and circle office in Chakai block of the southern district after handwritten posters were found pasted on the walls of the offices.
AK-47 rifles were used in the operation by the Maoist squad that included at least six women cadres, said police officials familiar with the ongoing probe.
Security has thus been beefed up within the Vazhikkadavu, Edakkara, Pothukal, Nilambur, Pookkottumpadam, Kalikavu and Karuvarakundu police station limits.
Hours after Maoists attacked Rajan Singh house, he said the police and the state government were responsible for the attack.
The Maoists also set a house belonging to one Dhananjay Singh, a dafadar with Deo police station, on fire located near Sudi Bigaha village.
Overall Maoist activities have remained under control in the State, said Director General of Police (DGP) Dr RP Sharma.
Kannur Range Inspector General Balram Kumar Upadhyay said the police were taking all necessary steps to track the activities of the Maoists in the forest areas of Wayanad.