The rest 9 were let off after the Maoists thrashed three including the local sarpanch for ‘helping the police’.
The Maoists alleged that the state government is working for the interests of multinational companies.
The ADG (headquarters) and IG (human rights) visited Lalmuni.
Police spokesperson and IG Anurag Gupta said that the visit was a part of Operation Nai Disha.
Krushna and Gopi identified Arun Bhelke as Rajan and Kanchan as Bhoomi.
The two activists were arrested in connection with an attack on the NHAI project office in Kochi.
CRPF devised a new strategy of putting up hoardings in local dialect to seek tribals’ support in construction of a National Highway
Jharkhand police holds Arvindji responsible for almost all major operations by the Maoists in Palamu and Chhotanagpur.
Maoist leader Arvindji, who carries a total bounty of Rs. 1.32 crore, was injured in the police encounter.
Nawada SP Parvez Akhtar said the group of Maoists also fired several rounds in the air during their raid.
Some of the pamphlets recovered from the office premises have slogans in protest against development of the highways under BOT scheme.
‘I want to assure all necessary help from the central government in this task,’ Rajnath said.
Shivaji was major intelligence source to police, as his investigation revealed several secrets of rebels.
Shivaji surrendered before the Andhra Pradesh police in May ’13 and was brought to Chhattisgarh a month later.
The overall trend this election was of extremists using proxies to extend their area of influence.