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PLA,Naxals signed MoU in 2008 for fighting govt: Cops

Delhi Police file chargesheet against two Manipur militants arrested last year

Written by VijaitaSingh | New Delhi |
April 2, 2012 3:18:53 am

The Special Cell of Delhi Police has found emails exchanged between two members of Manipur-based banned outfit,People’s Liberation Army (PLA),and top Maoist leaders Kishenji and Ganapathy,a chargesheet filed by them said. The police said the PLA was routing explosives and sophisticated weapons to the Maoists on Jharkhand-Orissa border via Guwahati in Assam. One of the two accused was handed over a memorandum of understanding by Kishenji in August 2010 for “undertaking joint training and setting up of training camps for the Maoists in Myanmar”.

The Special Cell had arrested two members of the PLA,N Dilip Singh (51) alias Wangba and Alok Kumar Singh (36) alias Willow,from a Paharganj hotel in Delhi on October 1 last year. On Wednesday,the Special Cell filed a 950-page chargesheet against them in a city court.

The chargesheet says that the PLA and CPI(Maoist) had signed a memorandum of understanding on October 22,2008 for extending help to each other in fighting war against the government.

The police have found around 500 emails from the ID’s of the two accused

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and have sent a letter rogatory to the US to seek details about those mails from Yahoo and Gmail.

“Wangba joined the PLA in 2002 and was sent to Bangladesh where he worked for three years. He came back to Assam and through two Maoist leaders,Raj and Prafull,met Kishenji on the Jharkhand-Orissa border. The PLA cadre imparted two-month basic military training,guerrilla warfare tactics,communication training and provided wireless transmission sets,AK assault rifles and ammunition to the Maoists,” the chargesheet said. Wangba had been assigned the work of finalisation modalities and supply of arms and ammunition to CPI(Maoist) cadres.

Alok Kumar Singh used to run a travel agency in Pune before being arrested. “One of the emails expresses gratitude to the comrades of CPI(Maoists) who had carried out a military offensive against security forces on April 6,2010 in Dandakaranya,Chhattisgarh,for their bravery,intelligence and dedication. On April 6,2010,Ganapathy sent an email to Singh thanking for support and encouragement in developing the present guerrilla war into a mighty war against the Indian security forces,” the chargesheet says.

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