3 CPI (Maoist) Cadres Taken Into Police Custody In Bijapur District

Bijapur District, May 27, 2024: Three cadres of the CPI (Maoist) were arrested from separate places in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district, a police official announced to the press today.

Ashok Korsa was apprehended on Monday from Bazarpara area under the Farsegarh police limits, the police official commented, adding that Korsa was involved in an IED blast attack on the vehicle of a police officer on May 15.

The other two, Iriya Kadti, alias Bandu, and Laxman Phulsum, alias Lakhma, were captured on Sunday from the Peddagelur area under the Tarrem police station limits during an anti-Maoist operation, the police official said, stating further that Bandu was the president of Dandakaranya Adivasi Kisan Majdoor Sangthan (DAKMS), a front organization of the CPI (Maoist), while Lakhma was the head of the Chetna Natya Manch (CNM), the cultural wing of the Maoist party.

Bandu and Lakhma were involved in an attack on security personnel in the forest near Gundam village in February of this year, the police official added.

Source : https://theprint.in/india/three-naxalites-held-in-chhattisgarhs-bijapur-district/2104253/