The injured policemen have started to open the police claim that firing by Maoists and exploding land mines on November 10 in Latu Tongari of Latehar district. Sources say that nothing like this has happened, but the top police officials are trying to name it as the encounter, while the injured soldiers are refusing. Actually, during the incident, the CRPF 112 Battalion deputy commandant HL Gangate was in search operation against the Maoists on the way to the old mountains along with his men.
Then there was a fear of land mines on the way. Asked villagers, the villagers said that the Maoists refuse to follow them on this path. Just the police’s youth were arrested. The soldiers searched for a land mines and started trying to defuse it. Only then several bombs were exploded and four jawans, including Mr. Gangte, were injured.
The injured include Radio Operator Nitish Pandey, Constable Deepak Singh and Gopal Yadav. All were taken from helicopter to Ranchi Medica. On the other hand, officials said that the Maoists attacked. The soldiers have been injured in this attack. It is known that in the name of catching the top Maoist Arvind Jee and Sudhakaran Jee, a dense operation is being conducted in the old mountains since last year and crores of rupees have been spent, but the result is shifter.
Latehar SP Dhananjay Kumar Singh has said in this regard that he is ill and out, he is not aware of it.
On October 15-16, two poles of police were mobbed in the Balumath police station area, and the IRB jawans Vivesh Kumar was injured by a bullet from the police stationed on the other side and police officials rumored to encounter TPC.
What was the case:
Maoists blast land mine in Chulaha Tongri of Latu Jungle 20 km away from Baresadh police station of Latehar district. In the incident, four jawans including CRPF 122 Battalion deputy commandant HL Gangte were injured. The injured jawans included radio operators Nitish Pandey, Sipahi Deepak Singh and Gopal Yadav. The event is around 12.30 hours on Friday. It is said that the young men were passing through this route. After blasting the Land Mine, the Maoists started firing by targeting the soldiers and firing started.
The CRPF jawans also responded and started firing on the Maoists. After two hours of encounter, the Naxalites fled to the forest. The injured jawans were immediately rushed to the helicopter. All are being treated at Medica Hospital. All threats are being told out of danger. After getting the information, several officers of the CRPF, the police headquarters and the Ranchi police reached Medica Hospital.