5 CPI (Maoist) Militia Members Arrested By Police In Sukma District

Sukma District, July 7, 2024: Five militia members of the CPI (Maoist) were taken into police custody in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district on July 6, a police official announced to the press on Sunday.

Those arrested have been identified as Hemla Pala (35), Hemla Hunga (35), Sodi Deva (25), Nuppo (20) and Kunjam Masa (28), all residents of adjoining Chintalnar police station limits and active as militia members of the Maoist party in Surpanguda area, the police official declared.

The Maoist cadres were apprehended on Saturday from Jagargunda police station limits when a joint team of the District Reserve Guard (DRG), Bastar Fighters and district force was out on an area domination operation, the police official stated.

On sensing the presence of security personnel near Singavaram, the Maoists, clad in civilian dress, tried to hide and escape, the police official said, adding that two country-made barrel grenade launcher (BGL) shells, one tiffin bomb, seven gelatin rods, nine detonators, explosive powder and other items used in making improvised explosive devices (IEDs) were recovered from the Maoists following their capture by police.

Source : https://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/2024/Jul/07/five-naxalites-held-in-chhattisgarhs-sukma-explosives-seized