Uttar Pradesh Anti Terror Squad (ATS), in a swift operation, has nabbed two Urban Naxals (Urban handlers/ Overground staff of the outlawed CPI Maoist) from Deoria, Uttar Pradesh and Raipur of Chhattisgarh. The arrested Maoists have been recognized as Brijesh Kushwaha (43) and his spouse Prabha Kushwaha (38), each residents of Deoria, Uttar Pradesh.
According to the small print, the Maoist couple have been underneath the scanner of the ATS for a while and have been arrested in separate raids carried out by the ATS in reference to a case filed by the UP ATS in July 2019. Following the arrest of the accused, the police knowledgeable that the couple had been named together with 5 different accused in a 2019 case through which one other couple, recognized as Manish Shrivastav and Varsha alias Amita Srivastava, have been arrested in July 2019. While digital units of all the accused, together with Brijesh and his spouse, have been despatched for information extraction and examination.
“A number of letters, literature of the People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA), an armed wing of the outlawed Communist Party of India (Maoist) have been recovered from the electronic devices of the accused following the data extraction process, while letters of others cadres of the banned CPI (Maoist) indulged in anti-national activities have been also recovered from the devices”, learn the press launch of the UP police.
“Both Brijesh and his wife Prabha are associated with the ‘Kisan Ekta Manch’ and ‘Savitribai Phule Sangharsh Samiti’ and were indulged in anti-national activities in the guise of supporting the Communist ideology”, learn the press launch additional. It’s been reported that the homes of each the accused are being searched whereas Prabha is being taken to Lucknow on transit remand after she was produced in a neighborhood courtroom in Raipur.
It is pertinent to say right here that the arrest of the Maoist couple has come at a time when the UP ATS have lately busted a Maoist community and nabbed as many as 5 active cadres of the outlawed CPI Maoist indulged in reviving the Maoist insurgency in bordering areas of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand from Ballia.
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During the preliminary interrogation, the arrested cadres revealed that the group was recruiting youths from faculties and universities to additional increase the Maoist ideology by brainwashing them. The companies additionally knowledgeable that the group has been consistently roaming round totally different cities of Uttar Pradesh such as Varanasi, Chandauli and Ballia to recruit youths and set up a strong community.
Maoist couple give up in Chhattisgarh
In different information pertaining to Left Wing Extremism, hours after a hardcore Maoist and Area Committee In-charge of Maded space of outlawed Communist Party of India (Maoist), Nagesh Padam was killed in an encounter between the safety forces and the Maoist in Bandepara space. A Maoist couple active within the insurgency-hit Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh have turned themselves earlier than the police and surrendered.
According to the small print, the Maoist couple, one among whom recognized as Area Committee Member (ACM), Lacchu Farsa, turned themselves in earlier than the officers of police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and surrendered on Wednesday, October 18. The different surrendered girls cadre has been active as a cadre in the identical space committee.
It’s been learnt that each Lachhu Farsa and his feminine companion have been related to the Bhairamgarh space committee of the outlawed CPI (Maoist) and have been actively concerned in varied main incidents. As many as 11 circumstances are pending in opposition to Farsa in Bijapur and Dantewada districts, knowledgeable Bijapur police in a tweet.
It’s been reported that the surrendered couple will likely be rehabilitated in line with the ‘surrender and rehabilitation scheme’ and have been supplied rapid monetary assist as per the scheme.