The arrested Maoist, an accused in 124 cases, including several murders, registered in the neighbouring Odisha, and East Godavari and Alluri Sitarama Raju districts, was carrying a bounty of Rs 5 lakh
Amid the threat of militant attacks, tight security measures have been put in place for the smooth conduct of the Amarnath Yatra, which will commence on June 30.
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Those who were provided the security cover include Ramesh Bornare, Mangesh Kudalkar, Sanjay Shirsat, Latabai Sonawane, Prakas Surve and 10 others.
Briefing mediapersons on Thursday, the IG said a number of developmental works is underway in the region due to which sanitising the area is important for strengthening security.
Bodies of the three CRPF jawans martyred in the Maoist ambush in Patdhara reserve forest under Boden block were handed over to their respective families on Wednesday.
The armed squad took over the security of Murmu, 64, early Wednesday morning, a senior officer told PTI.
The incident happened in Patadhara Reserve Forest in Bheden block when the CRPF personnel were going from one camp to another.
The Ministry of Home Affairs took the decision on the basis of a report received by the central intelligence agencies that said these legislators and politicians faced threat of physical harm.
Hundreds of youth joined the funeral procession with Tri Colours and a bike rally from Navathala Junction to Tamara village to pay last respects to Yogeswara Rao.
According to a Union Home Ministry statement, the decision will be applicable to the recruitment of 400 general duty constables in the CRPF.
This could not yield optimum results as native youths from interior areas could not compete in the recruitment process due to non- fulfilling of requisite educational qualification.
The local police personnel visited the spot and shifted the body for postmortem.
Some of the newly created CRPF camps in remote areas of south Bastar in Chhattisgarh are being attacked by naxals using crude grenade launchers.
This celebration is courtesy of the ex-servicemen association. Formed in January this year, the guild aims to encourage youngsters to join the army.
Two CRPF personnel were injured in a militant attack in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, officials said.