Maoist posters seized from Sundargarh villages
Rourkela: Maoist posters have been
seized from several villages under K Balang and Koida police
limits of Sundargarh district in Orissa bordering Jharkhand
The posters were found hanging on road-side trees of
National Highway 215 and in Jamdih, Ranjeda, Toda villages
on Tuesday, police said.
Written in Hindi language, the posters carrying
anti-government slogans alleged police action against tribal
villagers in Chhattisgarh and Orissa, police added.
The Red rebels of Chhotnagapur zonal committee had
strongly opposed anti-Maoist operation in Chhattisgarh.
Meanwhile, two businessmen of Lahunipada and Koida in
Sundargarh district have received letters and threats over
telephone by suspected Maoists to pay a levy.
A businessman of Lahunipada has received a letter asking
him to pay Rs 2 lakh while a crusher unit owner of Koida
has received a call asking him to pay Rs 5 lakh as
Both the businessmen were warned of severe action if they
informed the police.
Meanwhile, elaborate police arrangements have been made
in bordering areas of Maoist-prone police limits in Bonai
sub-division after seizure of the posters.