Bijapur. An encounter took place between security forces and Maoists in the border area of village Semaldodi, Thana Ilmidike of Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh and Penugolu village of Perur in Telangana state, in which 4 Naxalites including 1 woman were killed, while a Gray Hound jawan was injured. , who was airlifted by helicopter for treatment and admitted to Warangal Hospital, where his treatment is going on. Presently the search is going on by the police in the vicinity of the incident site.
According to the information received from the office of Inspector General of Police of Bastar region, the presence of about 40-50 armed Maoists including senior Maoist leader of Telangana State Committee Sudhakar DVCM, Venkatapuram ACM in the hill area under the police station Perur, Ilmidi and Usur in the border area of Telangana and Chhattisgarh. On the basis of information, Greyhounds force of Telangana and DRG/CRPF force was dispatched from Bijapur district on January 17. During the operation, the force’s encounter with the Maoists started at around 7 am on Tuesday, in which 4 Maoists were killed.
Similarly, Tongpal of Sukma/Bastar police station, bordering District South Bastar Dantewada police station Tongpal, village Morenga, Junapani, Jaimer hill, Nandel Dongri, Marjum, Dhurvapara area of Tehkwara area, Darbha DVCM Mangatu, Katekalyan area committee member Mahgu, Munni in Tahkwara area. On receiving information about the presence of armed Maoists in the number of 20-25 along with Pradeep, Somadu, an anti-Naxal operation was conducted against the Maoists.
During this operation, there was an encounter between the DRG team and the Maoists in the forest, hills of Marjum (police police station Katekalyan) and Pratapgiri (police Tongpal) in the border areas of district Dantewada and Sukma on Tuesday morning, after which 01 female Maoist was killed during the search of the incident site. The body was recovered. Based on the identification of the body, the woman Maoist was identified as Munni, a member of the Area Committee.
first published:Jan. 18, 2022, 7:52 p.m.