Jharkhand pilferage case shows how naxals are trying to infiltrate armed forces

The investigation showed that the arms were procured from bordering areas of Burahanapur district of Madhya Pradesh and the Buldhana district of Maharashtra.

New Delhi, May 13: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a chargesheet against 11 accused persons in a case pertaining to pilferage of arms and ammunition and supply to terrorist organisations in Jharkhand.

The NIA said that arms and ammunition had been supplied to the cadres of the CPI (Maoists) and a gang led by one Aman Sahu. The NIA learnt that the the ammunition of various caliber were pilfered from a magazine of the Border Security Force (BSF) by one Kartik Behera.

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Kerala forests a happy hunting ground for naxalites, Islamic terrorists

New Delhi, Apr 25: Kerala which has been witnessing several incidents of radicalisation has also been reporting cases relating to naxalism. In its recent chargesheet, the NIA spoke about the involvement of 20 naxalites from Kerala who were trying to strengthen the outfit and committing acts of terror against India.

Kalidas of Ramanathapuram, Sreemathi B P of Chikamangaluru, Savithri of Chickamangaluru, S Danish of Coimbatore, Vikram Gowda of Uduppi, Soman of Wayanad, Sharmila of Bijapur, R Ragavendran of Vellore, A Santhosh Kumar of Coimbatore, P Thiruvengadam of Thiruvannamalai, B G Krishnamurthy of Chickamangalur, Rajan of Thrissur, Deepak of Bijapur, Dinesh D H of Coimbatore, Karthik of Theni, Ramesh of Bangaluru, T K Rajeevan of Kannur, Ramesh of Ranippettai, Iyyappan of Virudhunagar, Annesh Babu of Thirunelveli have been charged with various sections of the Indian Penal Code, the Arms Act and the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, news agency PTI reported.

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Top explosive supplier to naxalites nabbed by NIA

New Delhi, Feb 25: The National Investigation Agency has arrested an explosive supplier in connection with a case involving the killing of five police personnel by naxalites.

The case on hand pertains to an attack on a police party by the naxalites in 2019 at Kukru Haat in Jharkhand. Five police personnel were killed in the attacked their arms and ammunition were looted.

The NIA said that during the probe, the arrested person Abraham Tuti used to supply explosive materials and provide other logistic support to the members of the CPI (Maoist) as an Over Ground Worker.

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The importance of arresting Bengal origin naxal, Kishan da who had Rs 1 crore bounty on his head

New Delhi, Nov 13: A top naxalite leader Prashant Bose alias Kishan Da who was carrying a bounty of Rs 1 crore on his head has been arrested in Jharkhand. The police have also arrested his wife Sheela Marandi who is also a member of the CPI (Maoist).

Bose a senior leader of the outfit’s central command is wanted in several acts of terror. He is also the secretary of the CPI (Maoist) eastern regional bureau.

The police while acting on a tip off by the Intelligence Bureau arrested the duo. Bose hails from West Bengal was in charge of naxal activities in several states including Jharkhand, Bihar and West Bengal.

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NIA raids 20 locations in South India in connection with massive naxal conspiracy case

New Delhi, Oct 13: The National Investigation Agency conducted raids at multiple locations in Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu in connection with a naxalite related case.

Searches were conducted in 20 locations at the premises of the naxalites. 12 locations in Tamil Nadu-Chennai, Coimbatore, Theni, Ramanathapuram, Salem, Kanyakumari, and Krishnagiri were carried out.

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Top naxal who harboured maoists, concealed huge cache of arms nabbed by NIA

New Delhi, Apr 24: The National Investigation Agency has arrested an absconding naxalite in connection with a case that relates to the seizure of a large cache of arms and ammunition in Jharkhand.

The naxalite has been identified as Singhrai Soren, aged 55. The case pertains to the seizure of a huge cache of arms and ammunition and the arrest of 15 armed cadres of the CPI (Maoist) at the Akbakitand village, District Giridih, Jharkhand.

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NIA raids: Journalist passed information about police movement to naxalites

New Delhi, Apr 02: The latest raids by the National Investigation Agency at 31 locations spread across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana has revealed that a journalist was passing on information about the movements by the police to the naxalites. 

Investigation revealed that Pangi Naganna had been ostensibly working as a journalist and was passing information about the police movements to the leaders of CPI(Maoist). He has also been involved in instigating the villagers to obstruct combing operations of police and prevent them from entering them into villages and motivating the villagers to revolt against the police parties and hold rallies against the government, NIA officials said. 

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Naxal movement in urban areas were being expanded through International seminars

New Delhi, Mar 11: The National Investigation Agency said that Anand Teltumbde had inspired his brother Milind Teltumbde to join and expand the naxal movement.

The submission was made while opposing the bail plea filed by accused Anand in the Elgar Parishad case. The NIA said that Anand would attend international conferences and used foreign Maoist literature for training purposes after getting the approval of the Central Committee of the CPI (Maoist) to expand the movement. 

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NIA charges zonal commander of TPC, a break-away group of the CPI (Maoist)

New Delhi, Feb 26: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet against Vikas Ganjhu, the zonal commander of the Tritiya Prastuti Comittee, a Jharkhand based terror group.

The case pertains to the recovery of Rs 5 lakh in cash along with arms and ammunition from Shyam Bhokta, an operative of the outfit. The TPC is a break-away group of the CPI (Maoist). 

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With Stan in judicial custody, why the NIA does not need to provide a straw, sipper

New Delhi, Nov 30: The National Investigation Agency has said that Stan Swamy is a hardcore CPI(Maoist) activist. He had been chargesheeted by the NIA earlier this year along with seven other accused for their role in the Bhima Koregaon case. 

The reports claiming that NIA recovered straw and sipper from accused Stan Swamy and sought 20 days’ time from the court to respond to Stan Swamy’s plea to allow him a straw and sipper in Taloja Central Jail, are false, incorrect and mischievous as NIA neither recovered any straw and sipper from the accused nor sought 20 days time to file reply in said application. 

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