The Jharkhand police and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Saturday night arrested a Sub Zonal Commander of the Naxal organization BKP (Maoist) from Kurund village of the Manika region in Jharkhand.
In a shocking incident, the uniforms and boots of the CRPF troopers, who were killed in a recent Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district, were found in a trash bin near Dr BR Ambedkar hospital on Wednesday.
Government on Wednesday formed a high-level committee to review the Standard operating Procedure (SoP) to finetune the anti-Maoists strategy following the ambush early this week in which 14 CRPF personnel were killed by Naxals in Chhattisgarh.
In a shocking incident, the uniforms and shoes of the slain CRPF troopers, who were killed in a recent Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh, were found in a trash bin near Dr BR Ambedkar hospital on Wednesday.
The IAF on Tuesday said it could not swiftly deploy helicopters yesterday to the area where Maoists attacked a CRPF team in Chattisgarh killing 14 personnel since there was no clarity that the landing spot in the dense forests was sanitised.
Expressing heartfelt condolences towards the death of CRPF jawans in the Naxal strike in Chattishgarh yesterday, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today extended an ex-gratia of Rs 20 lakh to each of the kin of the three deceased hailing from the state.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who arrived in Chhattisgarh to take stock of the situation a day after the worst Naxal attack, on Tuesday said that the Naxal violence is a national problem and it will be dealt with sternly.
A pall of gloom descended in Naubasta area in the district on Tuesday as news of the demise of CRPF jawan Bijendra Singh, who was killed yesterday in a Naxal attack in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, unfolded.