Day after attack, officials review anti-Maoist operations in Sukma

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Raipur | March 12, 2017 9:42 PM

A top official in the Union Home Ministry and acting DG of CRPF Sudeep Lakhtakia today visited Chhattisgarh's Sukma district, where 12 paramilitary personnel were killed in a Maoist ambush, and reviewed the anti-Naxal operations.

Senior Security Advisor in the Union Home Ministry K Vijay Kumar, Lakhtakia and other officials visited the spot of the attack and took stock of the situation, a senior police official told. (PTI)

A top official in the Union Home Ministry and acting DG of CRPF Sudeep Lakhtakia today visited Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district, where 12 paramilitary personnel were killed in a Maoist ambush, and reviewed the anti-Naxal operations. Senior Security Advisor in the Union Home Ministry K Vijay Kumar, Lakhtakia and other officials visited the spot of the attack and took stock of the situation, a senior police official told PTI.

“The two top officials took stock of the situation and reviewed the anti-Maoist operations in Sukma,” he said. They were accompanied by Inspector General of Police (in-charge) Bastar Range P Sundarraj, Sukma Superintendent of Police Abhishek Meena and other paramilitary officials, he added.

A Court of Inquiry (COI) has been ordered by the force into the incident to find out how it happened in the area which is close to the camp of a paramilitary force. Besides, the CoI has been ordered to find out lapses and shortcomings if any, the official said.

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Meanwhile, local police has been directed to trace local janmilitia members (of Maoists), who play a key role as informant for the Naxal guerrillas before they execute such major attacks, he said, adding some suspects will soon be interrogated in this connection.

In one of the deadliest attacks on security forces, 12 CRPF personnel were yesterday killed and their arms looted when Naxals ambushed their patrol party in the Maoist hotbed of Sukma in Chhattisgarh.

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