2 CPI (Maoist) Cadres Killed In Encounter With Police In Balaghat District

Balaghat District, April 22, 2023: A Hawk force team of the Madhya Pradesh police shot down two cadres of the CPI (Maoist) in an encounter in Balaghat district of MP on the morning of April 22.

The incident occurred when the Hawk force team was out on a search operation in the Garhi police station limits, where a fierce gunfight broke out between the security forces and the Maoists near the Kadla forest area in the early hours of April 22. It’s been learnt that after a heavy firefight that lasted for more than an hour, the bodies of two female Maoist cadres have been recovered.

The deceased Maoists have been identified as area commander Sunita of Bhoramdeo area and Sarita, a member of Khatia Dalam of the Communist Party of India (Maoist).

It’s been reported that Sarita, a member of the Tada Dalam, was currently working in the Vistara Dalam. At the same time, Sunita, who was earlier associated with the Khatia Dalam and had worked as a bodyguard of top Maoist commander Comrade Kabir was also working for the Vistara Dalam of the People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA), the armed wing of the CPI (Maoist). Both of the deceased cadres were said to be the area committee members of the Maoist party.

Security forces have also recovered a couple of rifles, cartridges and daily use materials from the spot. It’s been speculated that a few other Maoist cadres were also injured in the gunfight, following which a search operation is being carried out in the region.

Source : https://organiser.org/2023/04/22/170455/bharat/madhya-pradesh-two-women-maoist-carrying-a-combined-bounty-of-28-lakhs-neutralised-by-forces-in-encounter-in-balaghat/