Raipur: Security forces busted two Maoist camps in South Bastar and recovered huge cached daily use materials and IEDs and other items. In a separate Anti-Naxal Operation, it recovered a huge cache of spikes from Sukma, a senior police officer said on Monday.
The joint team of security forces, including District Reserve Guards (DRG), Special Task Force (STF), CRPF’s COBRA unit and local police forces, carried out the anti-Maoist operation at the borders of Sukma-Dantewada and Bijapur against the Maoists of Dandakaranya Special Zonal Committee(DKSZC) and Telengana Special Committee(TSC) on Sunday, the Bastar police said.
After getting vital inputs about heavy presence of Maoists guerrillas in the jungles of Takilod, Police Station limits Barsur-Bhairamgarh, and second in jungles of Peddagulur the joint security forces carried out operation and demolished the camps of DKZSC and TSC, the police said.
The camps were situated in the jungles of Takilor PS limits Barsur-Bhairamgarh and Pitta gillor limits and Basa Guda PS limits
After the camps were busted police recovered daily use materials, banned literature, IEDs, arms and ammunition including 04 IED's, 26 detonators and a bike Inspector General of Police Sundarraj P said to FPJ on phone.
The bike was recovered near Takilod naxal camp under suspicious circumstances. It had been seized. Initial investigation states that this bike is being used by Naxal cadres of PLGA Platoon No 16, the IG said.
During the operation, in the jungles of Peddagulur, Bijapur one STF jawan Mohan Nag lost his life IED trigger.
However, in another operation in Sukma police recovered huge cache spikes including 1,214 spikes, specially meant to harm security forces and villagers from Palamgur limits and Polampalli Police station limits.
In the last one and half month security forces busted eight Maoist camps, arrested 26 Maoists and recovered two Naxal bodies in Anti-Naxal operations, IG Bastar added.