Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Maoists set ablaze to 2 vehicles

TNN 2 December 2009, 12:53am IST

MUNCHINGPUT (VIZAG): Maoists set ablaze to two vehicles and a chip-mixing machine engaged in a road construction work at Lakshmipuram, 35 km from

Munchigput, in the wee hours of Tuesday in protest against the alleged firing at the tribals in Pedapalli of Pedabayallu mandal on November 22.

Nine armed Maoists, including three women, were involved in the incident. The vehicles belonged to a private contractor who was building a road under the NREGS.

A tractor and a chip-mixing machine were fully damaged while the roadroller was partially damaged by the Maoists. At the time of the incident nearly 30 workers at near the site.

Maoists alleged that the police conducted fake encounters at Kotipalli of Orissa, a border village of Andhra, Annavaram in Visakha Agency and killed innocent tribals by branding them as Maoists.

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