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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We will make India terror free: Amit Shah

New Delhi, Apr 21: Union Home Minister Amit Shah today praised the National Investigation Agency (NIA) for the manner in which the agency probed terror funding cases in Jammu and Kashmir.

Speaking at the 13th Foundation Day of the National Investigation Agency, Shah said that the probe by the NIA in terror funding cases helped eradicate terror and the overground worker network in J&K. The NIA has in a very short span of time established itself as an international agency. It has also worked very hard in probing cases of terror funding, terror and those against naxalites.

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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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NIA charges 5 naxals in Jehanabad arms recovery case

New Delhi, Dec 25: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet against 5 naxalites in connection with the Jehanabad arms recovery case.

The charged persons are Parshuram Singh, Sanjay Singh, Prem Raj, Rakesh Kumar and Mohammad Badruddin. The case on hand pertains to the recovery of arms, ammunition and other incriminating materials from the accused persons.

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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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Naxals disguised as forest officials procured arms, planned to wreck havoc in Telangana

New Delhi, Nov 13: The National Investigation Agency has charged seven naxalites and conspirators in the Dummuguden Maoist case registered in Telangana. The NIA named Muthu Nagraj, Kommarajula, Sura Sarah, Madvi Hima, K Sambaiah, Madam Kosi and V Swamy in the chargesheet.

The probe by the NIA revealed that the top members of the naxalite group hatched a criminal conspiracy to wage a war against the government. They had planned on carrying out terrorist acts against the security personnel. The NIA further said that these members had procured a large quantity of explosives, steel pipes, steel billas and iron plates, lathe machine and other items through the Over Ground Workers.

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Appeasement vs national security: Forests of South India are breeding grounds for terrorists, naxalites

New Delhi, Nov 09: The National Investigation Agency arrested an underground naxalite in connection with the Edakkara Maoist case of Kerala. The arrested persons is identified as R Ragavendran, a resident of Tamil Nadu’s Vellore and he has been accused of taking part in an arms training camp of the naxalites in 2016.

The case is related to the conduct of a training camp, including arms training, flag hoisting and celebrations of formation day of CPI (Maoist) during September 2016 in Nilambur forest, and engaging in ant-national activities threatening the unity, integrity and security of India, the NIA said.

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In 2020 most policemen were martyred in naxal attacks, Kerala topped injury list due to riotous mobs

New Delhi, Sep 16: Left Wing Extremism claimed the maximum lives of police personnel in 2020, the latest report released by the National Crimes Records Bureau shows.

59 police personnel were martyred due to naxalite related incidents, while 36 lost their lives due to terror, the data also shows. The highest number of deaths of police personnel due to naxal related incidents was 55 and all these cases were reported from Chhattisgarh. Maharashtra and Jharkhand reported 3 and 1 such incidents respectively.

Chhattisgarh reported 12 cases of police personnel losing their lives due to a riotous mob. This was followed by Assam and Delhi, which reported 8 and 1 cases respectively.

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Lanji Forest blast: NIA charges 19 naxalites

New Delhi, Sep 08: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet against 19 CPI (Maoist) terrorists and overground workers in connection with the Lanji Forest IED blast case that took place in West Singhbhum, Jharkhand.

The probe conducted by the NIA has established that the arrested accused Ramrai Hasda was a close associate of senior naxal leaders operating in the area. On the directions of his top commanders, Hasda along with another accused Nelson Kandir, Sorto Mohali and Mandal Munda had conducted a reconnaissance and finalised the location for the attack.

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NIA charges 7 naxals from Bengal, Jharkhand for killing 5 police personnel

New Delhi, Aug 04: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet against seven naxalites in connection with a case relating to the killing of five police personnel in Saraikela Kharsawan District of Jharkhand.

The NIA charged seven accused from Jharkhand and West Bengal. They are Soma Sardar, Atul Mahto, Ram Prasad Mardi, Prabhat Munda, Gulshan Singh Munda, Ravi and Doctor alias Pradeep Mondal.

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