“Our operation team is yet to reach the headquarters. We will reveal identity of the Maoists after their return,” Rai said. The police said a few .303 rifle and a 9-mm pistol have been recovered.
The Maoists had earlier demanded that the TRC be given powers to grant general amnesty had been turned down by the Supreme Court.
The two back-to-back deaths led to anger, with protests across district headquarters. Chief Minister Raman Singh condemned the deaths, saying the “Maoists were playing violent games with the lives of people”.
The Chhattisgarh Police on Friday announced the surrender of 56 “Maoists” from different parts of the rebel-hit Bastar region.
The encounter took place somewhere near Sakler in Sukma, around thirty kilometres away from the Chhattisgarh Telangana border
Palamau Deputy Commissioner K Srinivasan had on Wednesday told media that three policemen had been killed in the blast and seven others injured.
Commandant of 134 Battalion of CRPF S K Linda said the IED went off when their vehicle was leading other security personnel comprising paramilitary and district armed forces in a special drive.
Sarpanch killed for being police informer
“India is meting out inhuman treatment to Nepal by not allowing movement of vehicles carrying even bags to collect blood,” said Dinanath Sharma.
The film, produced by the Jharkhand Police Nayi Disha Creative, will be screened at a multiplex in Ranchi on Thursday.
A hand-written note was found next to him, in which the Maoists accused him of working as a police informer.
The trio – identified as Muka Kunjami (35), Mukunda Sodi (30) and Budra Kunjami (32) – were involved in several offences including murder, blasting of government buildings and ambush, the SP said.
It was the first instance where as many as 13 persons were convicted together as part of the urban network of Maoists in Chhattisgarh.
More than 100 Maoists raided the CCL project site at Bermo area of the district.
Two of constables were abducted at gunpoint on Monday afternoon when they were going in a passenger bus in Bijapur.