Friday, June 05, 2009

Maoists’ violence worries Orissa Govt

By our Correspondent
Last updated: 06/06/2009 10:14:24

Bhubaneswar (Orissa): Orissa Government on Friday literarily admitted that the leftwing insurgency related violence are on rise day by day in South-Western Police range including Malkangiri district, country’s one of the most Maoist affected district.
Addressing a Press conference here, State Police Chief Manmoahn Praharaj admitted that the situation in Malkangiri and Koraput is not conducive.

“I am admitting that the situation was not so good in Malkangiri over the last few past weeks but we are trying very hard to counter the red rebels,” a helpless Praharaj added.

He however said that additional Central Forces have been rushed to Malkangiri.

“We are closely monitoring the situation. We have strong information that the Eastern Ghats have been a safe heaven for the outlawed leftwing guerrillas,” he added.

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