2 CPI (Maoist) LOS Cadres Arrested By Police In Bhadradri Kothagudem District

Bhadradri Kothagudem District, April 11, 2023: Two cadres of the CPI (Maoist) including a deputy dalam commander, operating in adjoining Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district, were arrested by the police during a joint combing operation with the CRPF personnel in the Pusuguppa forest area in Telangana’s Bhadradri Kothagudem district on April 10.

According to the police, the arrested duo was identified as Madivi Iduma (25) deputy commander of the CPI (Maoist) Usoor Local Organizing Squad (LOS), and Kunja Devi alias Saritha (23) a cadre of the Usoor LOS, both hailing from Chhattisgarh’s south Bastar division.

Iduma was enrolled into the “Balala Sangham” of the CPI (Maoist) in 2010 and subsequently inducted into the Usoor block LOS as a dalam member in 2017 before being appointed as the deputy commander of the LOS in 2021, police added.

Police said the duo were apprehended while moving in the jungles along with other dalam members in a bid to encourage Adivasis inhabiting the fringe areas of the forest straddling the Telangana-Chhattisgarh border to attend their meetings as per the instructions of some top Maoist leaders.

Source : https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Hyderabad/two-chhattisgarh-based-maoists-held-in-bhadrachalam-agency/article66724379.ece