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Chhattisgarh: Dantewada: Maoists' 'Homecoming'

On July 14, 2020, five Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) cadres, identified as Jagdish aka Ratan Kawasi (30), Kamlesh aka Motu Ram Poyami (22), Dinesh aka Mani Ram Alami (24), Balku Kashyap (20) and Shivnath aka Manuram Poyami (25), surrendered before the Security Forces (SFs) in Dantewada District of Chhattisgarh. Superintendent of Police (SP) Abhishek Pallava disclosed that Jagdish was a ‘squad commander’ and carried a reward of INR 300,000 on his head. He was part of a Maoist team that ambushed SFs at Jhara Ghati in the Narayanpur area of Kanker District on January 16, 2007, killing seven SF personnel. Kamlesh was a ‘local operating squad (LOS) member’ and carried a reward of INR’ 100,000 on his head. Dinesh was the ‘president’ of the ‘Kranti Jantana Sarkar’ and carried a reward of INR 100,000 on his head. Balku and Shivnath were ‘jan militia’ members.

Bihar: Maoists behead two villagers in Munger

Munger/UNI: Nearly 40 armed Maoists swooped down on Baghel village and abducted two villagers-- Brijlal Tuddu(50) and Arun Roy (41)-- and beheaded them near a hillock under Haveli Kharagapur police station, about 40 kms from the district headquarters.

Giridih: Maoists set 3 JCB machines on fire

Giridih/UNI: Ultras belonging to the proscribed CPI Maoists set on fire three JCB machines involved in a road construction project under Bhelwaghati Police Station area of this district.

West Singhbhum: 3 PLFI ultras killed in joint operation of police and CRPF

Chaibasa/UNI: Three ultras of the proscribed PLFI were killed in an encounter with police forces today under Tebo Police Station area of the West Singhbhum district.

Jharkhand: 3 Maoists arrested by Palamu Police with arms in Daltonganj

Daltonganj/UNI: Police has arrested three ultras belonging to the proscribed CPI Maoists from Panki Police station area of the Palamu district alongwith arms.

NIA arrests absconding property manager of Maoists from West Bengal's Hooghly

Kolkata/IBNS: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday arrested an absconding property manager of Maoists from West Bengal's Hooghly district for involvement in a case of seizure of huge cache of arms and ammunition from CPI (Maoist) Cadres in Giridih district of Jharkhand in 2018, officials said.

Odisha: Security personnel seize huge quantity of articles following an exchange of fire with Maoists

Bhubaneswar/UNI: Security personnel deployed in anti-Naxal operation have seized a huge quantity of articles including arms and weapons following an exchange of fire with the Naxals near Goegurha-Uttamgurha village under Mudulipada Police station in Maoist affected Malkangiri District.

Two Maoists arrested in Kukadu Haat incident

Saraikela-Kharsawan/UNI: Police has arrested two more ultras who were involved in killing of five policemen in Kukadu Haat located under Tiruldih Police Station area of this district on June 14, 2019.

Ultras set six vehicles involved in bridge construction project on fire in Hazaribagh

Hazaribagh/UNI: Suspected ultras set on fire six vehicles involved in a bridge construction project being executed on Kirigada river between Keredari and Piparwar Police Station areas in this district.

Assam BJP claims PFI, Maoists involved in violent incidents during anti-CAA protests

Guwahati/IBNS: The Assam BJP has claimed that Popular Front of India (PFI), Maoists were involved in the recent violent incidents happened in the state during the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act protests.

Maoists: Explosive Assertions

On December 8, 2019, two personnel of the Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA), a specialised unit of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) proficient in guerrilla tactics and jungle warfare, were injured in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) explosion triggered by cadres of the Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) near the Piyakuli Hills of Tamar town in Ranchi District, Jharkhand.

Jharkhand: Maoists set bus on fire in Chaibasa

Chaibasa/UNI: Ultras belonging to the proscribed CPI Maoists executed a couple of incidents in different assembly areas of the West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand, which voted for the second phase of assembly polls on Saturday.

7 naxalites nabbed with fire arms and explosives

Jamui/ UNI: In a joint operation, the district police, Special Task Force and sleuths of Sashastra Seema Bal arrested 7 naxalites with firearms and explosives in Rajla forests under Jhajha police station area in Jamui district late last night.

Jharkhand: Maoists destroy bridge in Gumla as polls underway, no casualties reported

Gumla/UNI: Ultras belonging to the proscribed CPI (Maoists) tried to create disturbance during the ongoing polling process as they carried out a blast under Bishunpur Assembly area of the this district.

Life threat to Kerala CM Pinarayi Vjayan from Maoists

Kozhikode/IBNS: The Vatakara police station authorities here on Friday has received a letter from the Maoists of a life threat to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vjayan.