Tamar: In a jolt to
Jharkhand`s `most wanted` Maoist Kundan Pahan, nine of his
firing squad members have left him, according to intelligence
Tulsidas alias Vishal ji, the main cadre of Pahan`s
squad, went away along with eight other associates and said to
be hiding somewhere under Tamar police station, about 60 km
from Jharkhand capital Ranchi, the reports said on Sunday.
Pahan, who is wanted by the state police in connection
with several gruesome killings, might take revenge against him
(Vishal ji), the reports predicted quoting intercepts.
A senior police officer said new strategy was being
devised to nab the elusive Pahan, `the most wanted Maoist in
The police said Pahan`s group beheaded special branch
inspector Francis Induwar, shot dead JD(U) MLA Ramesh Singh
Munda and killed a deputy superintendent of police --all in
Tamar areas -- in 2008-09.