India: Maoist on most-wanted list with Rs 4 lakh bounty gives the slip to Andhra police

The Visakhapatnam rural police on Thursday failed to nab or kill 35-year-old CPI Maoist, Gemmeli Narayan Rao alias Jambri who is on the most-wanted list, after he managed to escape during ‘operation Jambri’ launched in the reserve forest areas between Pepapadu and Kumkumpudi in Andhra.

It is reported that the state government has announced a reward of Rs. 4 lakh for him.

The Times of India reported that: ‘Sources said that following the success in the gun battle on April 4 this year in which three Maoist including Galikonda Area committee secretary Gopal alias Azad was killed, security personnel launched ‘operation Jambri.’

Recently, security forces in AP and Odisha were on a high alert after CPI Maoists central committee leader and Andhra-Odisha Border Special Zonal Committee secretary, Ramakrishna alias RK was sighted after two years at a recent public meeting at Jantri in Malkangiri district of Odisha.

C. Kistler

Also editor of Nouvelle Turquie.