Saturday, February 06, 2010

Cops seize Maoist documents from Red camps

TNN, 6 February 2010, 09:44pm IST

JAMSHEDPUR: The West Singhbhum police have seized important documents from the CPI(Maoist) transit camps in the hilly areas of Chaibasa subdivision on Saturday.

Paramilitary forces, together with officials of Jeraikela and Bandhgaon police stations, busted Maoist hideouts and destroyed two transit camps at Nuagaon village under Jeraikela police station in Chaibasa subdivision of West Singhbhum district.

Police informed that during long range patrolling (LRP), security personnel stumbled upon the hideouts and transit camps and immediately called upon additional forces for the operation.

"Police were on routine LRP when they encountered the transit camps. However, we have destroyed those and found important documents containing Maoist information,"
said Shambu Kumar, additional SP, in charge of operations in West Singhbhum.

He further informed that security personnel have also seized a pistol, two cartridges, Maoist literature and some food stuff, besides other documents relating to the Left-wing ultras from the site.

"No one has been arrested yet and police are atill at the site," said the ASP.

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