CPI (Maoist) CC Member Arrested By Police In Purulia District

Purulia District, January 12, 2024: A central committee member of the CPI (Maoist) was arrested by police from Baghmundi in West Bengal’s Purulia district on Thursday.

The detained Maoist has been identified as as Sabyasachi Goswami alias Kishore Da alias Babu alias Pankaj alias Ajoy. He was produced at the local court on Friday and remanded to police custody for 14 days.

According to police, Goswami, a resident of Ghola area in North 24-Parganas is a CPI (Maoist) central committee member. Recently, police were tipped off about Goswami’s location somewhere in the Baghmundi area. Accordingly, police started gathering intelligence and on Thursday came to know that he had taken shelter in Chounia Forest in Baghmundi which is about 3 kilometers away from the West Bengal-Jharkhand border in Purulia district.

On Thursday night, a large contingent of the district police force surrounded the Chounia Forest and apprehended Goswami. Superintendent of Police (SP), Purulia, Avijit Banerjee informed that Goswami is a central committee member of the Maoist party, in addition to being a member of the Eastern Regional Committee of the CPI (Maoist).

Goswami was reportedly arrested multiple times earlier by several agencies. He was also named in the wanted list of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in connection with a case registered at the NIA Guwahati office for allegedly making attempts to spread the influence of the Maoist party in Assam state.

Source : https://www.millenniumpost.in/bengal/maoist-leader-arrested-in-purulia-548001?infinitescroll=1