Slain Maoist leader Kishenji`s laptop found

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - 16:02

Midnapore: Close on the heels of the
surrender of dreaded Maoists woman leader Suchitra Mahato,
the laptop of Kishenji and a printer were found from Kushboni
jungle in West Midnapore district on Tuesday by the security

Acting on a tipoff, the laptop and printer wrapped in
plastic were found by sniffer dogs of the joint forces hidden
under a bush in the jungle, police sources said.

The spot was about seven to eight km from Burisole jungle
where Kishenji made his last stand and was shot dead in an
encounter with the security forces on November 24 last year.

Suchitra Mahato who had surrendered and met Chief Minister
Mamata Banerjee at the state secretariat, Writers` Buildings,
on March nine, had been with Kishenji and escaped with bullet
injuries after the encounter in Burisole jungle.

The sources said letters written by top Maoist leaders
Akash and Bikash to Kishenji were also found with the laptop
and printer. Akash had stepped into Kishenji`s shoes after his

Experts were trying to access the information in the
laptop, which the police believed would provide a wealth of

The spot in the jungle also yielded 1.5 quintal of
explosives, several detonators and six land mines, the sources


First Published: Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - 16:02

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