Balaghat: Round 100 Maoists from Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra have sneaked into Madhya Pradesh over the previous few months to broaden their base, prompting the state authorities to hunt deployment of six firms of paramilitary forces within the rebel-hit areas, a police official mentioned.
These safety forces are prone to be deployed quickly in Madhya Pradesh’s Balaghat and tribal-dominated Mandla districts, which the Maoists have entered, he mentioned.
“As per the data offered to us by our sources, round 100 rebels from Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra have entered Madhya Pradesh over the previous few months to broaden their base within the area,” the official mentioned.
Six dalams (teams) of Maoists are working in Balaghat and Mandla districts. Of those, Khatia Mocha Dalam in Mandla got here up final yr, he mentioned, including that Mandla and Balaghat share a protracted border.
Madhya Pradesh House Minister Narottam Mishra, throughout his go to to Balaghat final month, had advised reporters that six firms of paramilitary forces are going to be despatched to Balaghat and Mandla to deal with the Maoist menace.
The Madhya Pradesh police’s anti-Maoist wing Hawk Pressure is already deployed in Balaghat. In addition to, a Central Reserve Police Pressure (CRPF) battalion can also be stationed there, the official mentioned.
Police mentioned that Maoists have sneaked into Madhya Pradesh from the neighbouring states may be gauged from the truth that three girls Maoists- two from Chhattisgarh and one from Maharashtra-were killed in three separate encounters with police in Balaghat in November and December 2020.
A insurgent who had entered Balaghat from Chhattisgarh had additionally been captured in September final yr, they added.
Sharda (25), who hailed from Bijapur district in Chhattisgarh, carried an total bounty of Rs eight lakh Rs three lakh of MP and Rs 5 lakh of Chhattisgarh police- on her head. She was killed on November 6, police mentioned.
Likewise, Savitri Alias Ayathe (24), who hailed from Gangloor in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar area, and Shobha Gowde (30) from Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli, had been killed in police encounters in Balaghat on December 1112. Each of them carried rewards of Rs 14 lakh every on their heads, they mentioned.
In addition to, Balaghat police had captured dreaded Maoist Badal Singh Markam of Chhattisgarh in September final yr after he entered MP by way of Balaghat, which shares border with Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra, they mentioned.
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