India: Two cops men killed in Maoist encounter

NAGPUR: Two jawans of Chhattisgarh police’s Special Task Force (STF) were killed in an encounter with Maoists in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar region on Wednesday.

Devnath, the Assistant Inspector General of Police of Chhattisgarh police’s Anti-Naxal Operation unit said the encounter took place near Tumdiwal forest area of Kondagoan. “Some Maoists were reported to be killed and some injured,” he said.

Senior Maoist leader and a member of CPI (Maoist) Danda Karanya Special Zonal Committee (DKSZC) Ganesh Uike, has demanded registration of an FIR against former Bastar range Inspector General of Police Shiv Ram Prasad Kalluri for alleged human rights violation. He said, “Kalluri is a member of Sangh Pariwar. He unleashed a genocide of tribals in Bastar in the name of anti-Maoist operations. Mr.Kalluri and he should be immediately suspended from the service.”

C. Kistler

Also editor of Nouvelle Turquie.