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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490 in 2010 and 2 in 2021: Abductions for levy by naxals sees big drop

New Delhi, July 27: There has been a steady decrease in the total incidents of kidnapping for ransom by the Left Wing Extremists in the past three years. The year so far has reported only 2 cases as opposed to the six last year.

In 2018 a total of nine abductions were reported. Jharkhand reported 6, while Odisha and Chhattisgarh reported 2 and 1 respectively. In 2019, Bihar reported four cases, while Jharkhand reported 5. In 2020, the total number of cases stood at 6 with Jharkhand reporting 4 and Bihar and Chattisgarh reporting 1 case each.

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Naxals from Telangana were in the process of making grenade launchers, IEDs: NIA

New Delhi, July 21: The National Investigation Agency carried out searches in Telangana in connection with a naxal related case. During the searches the NIA recovered metal plates and pieces, Iron pipes and circles/coins/billas suspected to be used for making IEDs and Grenade Launchers.

Various other incriminating documents and explosive substances including slurry sticks and electric detonators were also recovered during the searches. The case was first registered in February at the Dummugudem police station in Telangana.

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NIA charges head of publication division of naxalites in Kozhikode case

New Delhi, July 20: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet against a naxalite in connection with the Kozhikode Maoist case.

The NIA filed the chargesheet against Vijith Vijayan alias Musafir aged 26. The case was originally registered on November 1 2019 at the Pantheerankavu Police Station, Kozhikode City against Allan Shuaib Thwaha Fasal and C P Usman for their role in furthering the activities of CPI (Maoist).

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