CPI (Maoist) Deputy Platoon Commander Arrested In Dhamtari District

Dhamtari District, June 4, 2022: A Deputy Platoon Commander of the CPI (Maoist) was arrested on Friday in Chhattisgarh’s Dhamtari district.

Mukesh alias Suklu Gawde of Kanker district was apprehended from the jungles of Daudpadripani village during a search operation, Dhamtari Superintendent of Police Prashant Kumar Thakur said.

Gawde is the Platoon No 5 Section Commander under the Rawghat Area Committee and Platoon No 25 Deputy Commander in the Partapur Area Committee of the Maoist party since 2009, Thakur added.

He was involved in several incidents of Maoist violence and had 10 pending warrants against him in Kanker district, the officer said.

Gawde told the police that he came to Dhamtari region to help expand the Maoist ideology and to strengthen the Maoist party.

Source : https://www.dailypioneer.com/2022/state-editions/hardcore-naxal-arrested.html