Police In Gadchiroli District Take CPI (Maoist) Cadre Into Custody

Gadchiroli District, February 28, 2024: The Gadchiroli police in Maharashtra state arrested a cadre of the CPI (Maoist) who was allegedly involved in several attacks on security forces, police officials announced to the press today. The detained Maoist was alleged to have been involved in four cases of firing on security forces.

The Maoist cadre taken into custody by police has been identified as Rajeshwari alias Kamla Padga Gota, a resident of Bada Kakler in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district, police officials declared.

In 2006, Gota was recruited as a member of Chetana Natya Manch and became active in the Maoist movement. In 2010-11, she was promoted as a deputy commander of Chetna Natya Manch. In 2016, she was transferred to the Maoist party’s Farsegarh Local Organization Squad and worked as a member till 2019. Since 2020, she had been working as an area committee member in the tailor team under the Dandkaranya Special Zonal Committee (DKSZC) of the Maoist party till the present date, police officials stated.

According to the police, the CPI (Maoist) observe their Tactical Counter Offensive Campaign from February to May every year. During this period, the Maoists undertake various activities against the government.

Source : https://www.freepressjournal.in/mumbai/maharashtra-gadchiroli-police-arrest-female-naxal-with-6-lakh-bounty-on-her-head