Three CPI-Maoist cadres including
a couple surrendered before the Guntur, SP, Rural, J Satyanarayana
in Andhra Pradesh.
Suspected cadres of a CPI-Maoist
'action team' shot dead a home guard at Parnashala in Dummugudem
mandal in Khammam District of Andhra Pradesh.
Police arrested two militia 'commanders'
-- Nachika Kalinga and Vadaka Deruku -- of CMAS, a frontal organisation
of CPI-Maoist, at Anasabhadra Road Junction in Makkuva mandal
in Vizianagaram District of Andhra Pradesh.
At least seven cadres of CPI-Maoist
and a constable of Greyhound, sustained injuries in an exchange
of fire during a combing operation in the forest area between
Cherla and Kitaram villages in Khammam District of Andhra Pradesh.
Bellampally Police in Adilabad
District of Andhra Pradesh found an old CPI-Maoist dump in Mamidigattu
forests, under Ramakrishnapur Police Station limits while conducting
Three CPI-Maoist cadres, including
two women militia members and an armed squad leader, were arrested
from a forest area in Khammam District of Andhra Pradesh.
A special Police party, on a combing
operation, found an arms dump of CPI-Maoist concealed below boulders
near a cave in Gangapur forest in Utnoor mandal in Adilabad
District of Andhra Pradesh.
Police arrested five sympathisers
of CPI-Maoist at Murliguda village of Bejjur mandal in
LWEs belonging to CPI-ML-Janashakti
has again regrouped and returned by striking terror and killing
a former Sarpanch, at Marupaka village of Vemulawada mandal
in Andhra Pradesh.
The Charla Police in Khammam District
of Andhra Pradesh arrested three Maoist militia members and a
courier, near Tippapuram.
The Dummugudem Police arrested
two persons, including a CPI-Maoist militia member, at Arlagudem
in Khammam District of Andhra Pradesh.
Three tribals were killed by CPI-Maoist
cadres at Lakkavaram forest area in G.K. Veedhi mandal
of Visakhapatnam District.
CPI-Maoist cadres set ablaze a
hydraulic excavator at the remote Voddipeta village in Charla
mandal in Khammam District.
Andhra Pradesh pressed a helicopter
into service for aerial surveillance and other operations in LWE
Four Naxal cadres were arrested
from Sircilla in Karimnagar District for allegedly murdering their
former comrade turned Congress leader last month (February, 2013).
A former member of Galikonda 'area
committee' of CPI-Maoist, Korra Singari alias Pulimi, who
was leading a secret life after coming out of the party in 2011,
surrendered at the G.K. Veedhi Police Station in Visakha Agency
of Visakhapatnam District.
Police recovered a couple of landmines
stuffed in tiffin boxes at Dunnevaripalle in Yerravaripalem mandal
(administrative unit), Chittoor District.
Two CPI-Maoist women cadres who
are serving sentences at the Visakhapatnam central jail, in a
note released said that women have played a far more strategic
role in keeping many revolutionary and path-breaking movements
alive by giving them a feminine and human touch.
A member of the CPI-Maoist 'Galikonda
Area Committee' was arrested at G K Veedhi mandal in Visakhapatnam
Police arrested two Maoist militia
members, Gochekka Thadangi Bangru (30) and Thadangi Bheemayya
(21), when they were travelling on a bike, during routine vehicle
checks in Vizianagaram District.
Karimnagar District Police arrested
two Maoists belonging to the neighbouring Chhattisgarh and recovered
explosive material such as 20 gelatine slurry sticks, 20 detonators,
3 kilogram of ammonium and wires used for making landmines.
CPI-Maoist posters denouncing
'Operation Green Hunt' surfaced on the branches of several trees
on either side of the road between Lakshmipuram-Madhavaraopeta
in Bhadrachalam area of Khammam District.
Police arrested Sudarshan alias
Srinivas, a top ranking CPI-Maoist leader, after a day-long search
from an undisclosed location near Wyra town in Khammam District.
Three CPI-Maoist cadres including
a couple, surrendered before Khammam SP, AV Ranganath.
To strengthen the Police machinery
in the mandals along the Pranahita river bordering Maharashtra
and also in Maoist-affected areas, Adilabad District Police have
posted 101 constables in those Police Stations.
The Wyra Police of Khammam District
announced the arrest of Orissa-based CPI-Maoist 'commander' Vimala
alias Navya alias Kumari.
A member of Galikonda area committee
of CPI-Maoist, identified as M. Bhaskara Rao and four militia
members were arrested by G.K. Veedhi Police in Visakhapatnam District.
A woman CPI-Maoist cadre, identified
as Gemmeli Sadayi alias Sadhana (26), carrying a reward
of INR 400 thousand surrendered before Visakhapatnam District
Posters and pamphlets, in the
name of the Maoists, asking the tribals to boycott the local body
polls were seen at Busiput, Rudakota and a few other places under
Munchingput Police Station limits in Visakhapatnam District.
Police recovered an explosive
material dump of CPI-Maoist in the forests of Borlagudem village
of Mahamuttaram mandal in Karimnagar.
Twenty five CPI-Maoist cadres,
including a 'commander' and two 'deputy commanders', village committees
and sympathisers, surrendered before the Superintendent of Police,
G. Srinivas, Visakhapatnam Rural.
A woman CPI-Maoist commander,
carrying a reward of INR 5 lakh on her head, surrendered before
the Warrangal District Police.
CPI-Maoist's North Telangana Special
Zone Committee Spokesperson Jagan has called for a 48-hour bandh
(shut down strike) of North Telangana, on April 26 and 27.
A 'militia commander', four 'militia
members' and a 'village committee member' of CPI-Maoist surrendered
before Visakhapatnam SP G. Srinivas.
A 35-year-old tribal man, identified
as Alem Sammaiah, was shot dead by CPI-Maoist cadres in the forest
area near Narsingapeta in Chinturu mandal of Khammam District.
Handwritten pamphlets, released
in the name of Korukonda Dalam of CPI-Maoist and other tribal
organisations, were found in Mampa area of Visakhapatnam District,
Police recovered a huge arms and
ammunition dump belonging to the CPI-Maoist in the forests of
Narsingapur village of Adavi Mutharam mandal in Karimnagar District
of Andhra Pradesh.
A top-ranking CPI-Maoist leader
Marpu Venkataramana alias Jagadish was arrested by the
District Police at Anakapalle in Visakhapatnam District of Andhra
A group of about 15 armed members
of Galikonda area committee of the CPI-Maoist blasted a coffee
godown of Andhra Pradesh Forest Development Corporation at Pedavalasa
in GK Veedhi mandal in Visakhapatnam District.
A CPI-Maoist cadre who is wanted
in several cases of attacks on Government properties and Police
personnel in Odisha was reportedly arrested at her residence in
Guntur District by a team of Odisha Police.
Three CPI-Maoist cadres, earlier
operating in Odisha, surrendered before the Vizianagaram District
Karimnagar District Police arrested
two CPI-Maoist cadres at Godavarikhani.
Following the directive from Kolkata
NIA court to seize and attach the properties of top CPI-Maoist
leaders, the Karimnagar District revenue authorities visited the
Bheerpur village of Sarangapur mandal and found that Maoists'
supremo Muppala Laxman Rao alias Ganapathi did not have
any properties in his native village of Bheerpur. However, the
revenue authorities said that they had seized and attached 1.37
acres of land that belonged to Maoists central committee member
Balmuri Narayana Rao in the village and handed over the same to
the NIA authorities.
The Koutala Circle Police in Adilabad
District recovered a small arms dump belonging to the CPI-Maoist
hidden near Gudem village in Bejjur mandal. The dump had three
tapanchas, 15 live rounds of 12 bore shot gun and 25 electrical
The Prakasam District Police increased
the frequency of combing operations in the thick Nallamalla forests,
once a safe haven for the Maoists, in the wake the extremists'
May 25 ambush in Chhattisgarh.
Kurasam Mothi Bai alias Madhavi
(40), CPI-Maoist south Bastar division committee secretary and
wife of NTSZC secretary Chandranna, and two others were arrested
by Police after a 20-km-long chase on Bhadrachalam-Kothagudem
main road near Palvancha town in Khammam District.
Four CPI-Maoist cadres, including
a husband-wife and another couple, surrendered before the Police
in Prakasam and Khammam Districts.
Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar
Reddy requested Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to sanction and
fund the construction of a corridor of road network all along
the borders of Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and Chhattisgarh equipped
with communication and other facilities to effectively tackle
the Maoists taking shelter in the tri-junction between these three
Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Andhra
Pradesh and Odisha agreed to be on board for a coordinated offensive
with the central forces in the tri-junction of the Bastar jungles
from where the senior Maoist leadership operates.
A small explosives dump belonging
to the CPI-Maoist was found in the forests of Chinna Dampur under
Lingapur Police Station limits in Adilabad District.
CPI-Maoist called upon separate
Telangana protagonists to take up the proposed 'Chalo Assembly'
on June 14 as a militant struggle. Releasing a statement, Jagan,
Spokesman of the NTSZC called upon the people to ensure the success
of the demonstration in spite of refusal of permission by the
Andhra Pradesh and Odisha Police
have come up with a joint strategy to increase surveillance on
borders to check the movement of the Maoists. As part of the strategy,
the BSF would support the Police of the two States by setting
up base camps in Naxalite stronghold areas.
Apprehending possible "(CPI-Maoist
misadventure" during the Telangana Joint Action Committee's Chalo
Assembly march on June 14, Andhra Pradesh Police made heavy deployment
The GRP and the RPF of Vijayawada
discussed on how to prevent the possible CPI-Maoist attacks and
other crimes on moving trains or on isolated railway stations.
Two former CPI-ML-New Democracy
cadres were arrested on the charge of hatching a plot to murder
a realtor in Andhra Pradesh.
Police seized about 50 country-made
bombs from Mannesultan Palem village in Guntur District. Following
the seizure, 20 persons were taken into custody for interrogation.
A Naxal belonging to Praja Prathighatana
surrendered in the presence of Superintendent of Police (Urban)
A. Venkateswara Rao in Warangal District.
A joint team of local Police and
CRPF arrested two CPI-Maoist cadres in the forest area surrounding
Peddabandirevu village in Dummugudem mandal in Khammam
Police at Parkal in Warangal District
arrested four Naxalite sympathisers and recovered three soap bombs
Andhra Pradesh DGP V Dinesh Reddy
said that sustained intelligence based anti-Naxal operations
led to the decline in LWE violence to the tune of 57 per cent
in Andhra Pradesh in the first six months of 2013, which also
resulted in the arrest of 106 CPI-Maoist cadres.
CPI-Maoist killed a former Maoist,
identified as Bhagath, near Vijayapuri Colony in Venkatapuram
mandal in Khammam District around midnight.
Maoists assaulted two former members
of the party's militia, identified as Batchala Chiranjeevi and
Chittibabu, near Balapam village in Visakhapatnam District.
Former CPI-Maoist leader Ganti
Prasada Rao alias Prasadam was shot at and critically injured
by three unidentified people near the Government-run hospital
in Nellore District.
Suspected CPI-Maoist cadres have
reportedly sent letters to four local Congress Party leaders in
Bhadrachalam of Khammam District threatening with dire consequences
if they failed to refrain from pursuing their "selfish commercial
interests" in the name of development of the temple city.
Former Chairman of Agriculture
Marketing Committee of Chintapalli Vantala, Subba Rao escaped
an attack on him by Maoist cadres in his native Bayalu Kinchangi
village under Choudapalli Panchayat in Visakhapatnam District.
CPI-Maoist cadres raided houses
of two ruling Congress Party leaders in GK Veedhi mandal
in Visakhapatnam District and looted their belongings under 'famine
No nomination was received for
elections to five Panchayats in Chintapalli and six in
G.K. Veedhi so far. Deputy Superintendent of Police of Chintapalli
E.G. Ashok Kumar told reporters at Chintapalli that intelligence-based
operations would be intensified in the Agency area.
CPI-Maoist AOBSZC has called for
a bandh in AOB region on July 21 protesting against the
killing of Ganti Prasadam by SIB of Andhra Pradesh Police. AOB
Special Zone Committee political representative, Jagabandhu called
upon the people to observe a protest week from July 15 and a bandh
on July 21.
Continuing its violent campaign
against the Panchayat elections, the CPI-Maoist cadres snatched
away nomination papers filed for posts of Sarpanches and ward
members for four Panchayats in G. Madugula mandal in Visakhapatnam
Four cadres of the Communist Party
of India-Marxist Leninist Praja Pratighatana, a Naxalite outfit,
including its 'State Secretary' Mohan, surrendered before Warangal
Range Deputy Inspector General of Police, M. Kanta Rao in Khammam
Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar
Reddy, who has taken a rigid stand on not allowing bifurcation
of Andhra Pradesh to form Telangana at any cost, has warned the
Congress leadership that carving out a separate State might lead
to aggravation of communalism and Naxalism in the region.
A woman CPI-Maoist cadre was killed
in an encounter with Police in the forests between Garikabanda
and Kindangi areas on the borders of GK Veedhi and Koyyuru mandals
in Visakha Agency of Visakhapatnam District.
Three top Maoists, identified
as Dasaram Srinivas (39) alias JNM Vishwanath, his wife
Sripathi Laxmi (30) alias Usha, and Gagide Joggi (24) alias
Swarna, surrendered before the Police in Warangal District.
Andhra Pradesh DGP V. Dinesh Reddy
said that no Naxal problem in Andhra Pradesh, except in
Visakhapatnam and Khammam Districts of the State.
CPI-Maoist pasted wall posters
in Sadasivanagar mandal headquarters in Nizamabad District
warning the former Maoists against contesting the Panchayat elections.
The posters were handwritten and in the name of Jagan, the CPI-Maoist
Nizamabad 'divisional secretary.'
Maoists took away nomination papers
filed for two more Panchayats in Vishakhapatnam District.
A group of 15 Maoists went to Jamiguda where the nomination papers
of Jamiguda and Jillelakota were kept. They took away the nomination
papers and money paid as deposit and made two polling officials
march along with them for two kilometres.
Contestants for three more Panchayats,
two from Chintapalli mandal and one from G. K. Veedhi mandal,
both in Vishakhapatnam District, have withdrawn their nominations
under the threat of Maoists.
Karimnagar District Police unearthed
an arms dump belonging to the CPI-Maoist in the forests of Modedu,
a hamlet of interior Pankena village of Mahadevpur mandal.
CPI-Maoist cadres blocked Rompala
Ghat road between Chintapalli and GK Veedhi areas in Visakhapatnam
District. The Maoists were protesting against the killing of their
leader Ganti Prasasdam on July 5, 2013.
According to an official press
release, 64.1 percent voters cast their votes during the first
phase of Panchayat elections in Visakhapatnam District.
The voting held in Paderu Revenue Division was peaceful, except
for a few incidents.
Andhra Pradesh Government extended
ban on CPI-Maoist and its several front organisations for a period
of one year from August 17.
A CPI-Maoist dalam member
identified as M. Bhupal alias Anand surrendered before
Kothagudem Officer on Special Duty in Khammam District.
Acting on a tip off, Andhra Pradesh
Special Police Personnel arrested a CPI-Maoist 'dalam (armed
squad) commander', identified as Dasru of Sukma District of Chhattisgarh,
from Warrangal District.
CPI-Maoist cadre of Bastar region
of Chhattisgarh, Hariram alias Yogesh alias Ramesh alias
Gopanna (46), and his wife Navita, were arrested by Warangal Police.
Two 'divisional committee' members
of Chhattisgarh Unit of CPI-Maoist surrendered before Warangal
Urban Police. DIG G Kantha Rao said that the Maoist leaders Madivi
Dularam alias Hareram alias Yogesh alias
Shankar and Radiyam Pojje alias Navatha alias Anitha surrendered
in response to the call given by the State Government.
Adilabad District police intercepted
rations meant for Maoists in the dense Vaipet forest in Indervlli
mandal. The courier group was taken into custody.
'Commander' of Jana Natya Mandali,
a front organisation of the CPI-Maoist, Korra Sattibabu alias
Sathish, who carried a reward of INR 400,000 on his head along
with his wife Pathruni Ramanamma and two others, who all came
out of the banned party, surrendered in front of SP Vikramjeet
Duggal at Narsipatnam in Vishakhapatnam District.
STF Police and CRPF personnel,
during a combing operation on the Andhra-Odisha Border region,
recovered a CPI-Maoist arms dump consisting of eight country made
big guns at Chemuduguda forest area in G.L. Puram mandal
in Vizianagaram District.
CPI-Maoist 'protection team deputy
commander', Yellam Surender alias Rathnam (25), surrendered
before Karimnagar SP V. Ravinder in the Karimnagar town of Karimnagar
Three CPI-Maoist 'Militia Commanders'
identified as Muchika Bheema alias Lalu (25), Lakka alias
Kosa (25) and Kovasi Iduma alias Boti (25) were arrested
by Police in coordination with CRPF personnel near Unjupalli Lenin
Colony in Charla mandal of Khammam District.
A member of Galikonda 'area committee'
of CPI-Maoist G. Chinnam Naidu alias Pittala Dora, who
carried a reward of INR 1 lakh on his head, and a member of Korukonda
'area committee' V. Chando alias Shanti surrendered before
SP Vikram Jeet Duggal at Narsipatnam in Visakhapatnam District.
A former woman CPI-Maoist cadre
surrendered before the Police in Guntur District. Ganugapati Sri
Satyasai, a native of Velpuru village in Kankipadu mandal
of Krishna District, surrendered before A. Bhaskar, DSP, Bapatla,
seeking to formally join public life.
Senior officials of the MHA fear
that a long spell of "zero-governance" in Andhra Pradesh due to
the growing protest against the creation of Telangana could see
escalation of the Naxal problem, while law and order could deteriorate,
particularly in Hyderabad.
As the protest spread to more
areas in Rayalaseema and coastal Andhra Pradesh, the officials
are apprehensive that the CPI-Maoist would now try and reassert
their presence in areas where the Police and paramilitary forces
have managed to regain control in the last few years.
From having excess funds at the
peak of their movement during 2001-03, the North Telangana region
has become a place of miniscule collection point for the CPI-Maoist,
even as the Centre remains apprehensive about the Maoists becoming
more powerful. According to the MHA documents NTSZC had an expenditure
of INR 44,251,256 between 2001-2003 while the income generated
was INR 62, 048, 500. NTSZC is a special area committee Maoists
formed like Dandakaranya Special Zonal Committee, West Bengal
State Committee and others to decentralize.
While speaking to a vernacular
TV channel on the Telangana issue, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister
Kiran Reddy has said creation of the Telangana State would boost
CPI-Maoist activity in the region, as the 'Central Committee'
of the Maoists is dominated by leaders from Telangana region.
by Police, former Naxalites in Telangana region of Andhra
Pradesh have demanded that the government direct the Police authorities
to withdraw cases filed against them.
A group of seven
CPI-Maoist cadres allegedly shot dead a 25-year-old villager,
identified as Madakam Kosalu, branding him as a 'Police informer'
in Khammam District. He was dragged out of his house in Gollaguupa
village of Bhadrachalam rural mandal and three bullets
were pumped into his chest.
A Maoist District
Committee member, carrying a cash reward of INR 3 lakh on his
head, was arrested in Medak District. Acting on a tip off, a Police
team arrested Pusa Sivanarayana, in his early 50s, a paralytic,
when he was on his way to a hospital for treatment.
A CPI-Maoist 'area
committee member' of SGS of Khammam District, identified as Kovasi
Joga alias Chandu (25), was arrested by Police near Katukapalli
village in Chintur mandal, Khammam District.
A CPI-Maoist 'woman commander'
from Bijapur District of Chhattishgarh, identified as Bandam Kamala
alias Radha, surrendered before Warangal District Police.
Khammam District Police claimed
to have arrested two squad members of CPI-Maoist Venkatapuram
Area Committee, two militia 'commanders' and five militia members
in the dense forest area surrounding Chintaguppa.
Police seized a cache
of explosives, including 500 gelatin sticks, 4,000 detonators,
25 wire bundles and 40 kgs of ammonium nitrate after raiding a
house of one Babula Pasha at Giriprasad Nagar in Mahabubabad town
of Warangal District in Andhra Pradesh.
Andhra Pradesh DGP
B. Prasada Rao said that the administration was concerned about
CPI-Maoist activity picking up in separate Telangana because of
the leadership of CPI-Maoist. In an informal chat with media persons
Rao said Maoists were not active in the State presently, barring
north-coastal Districts of Srikakulam, Visakhapatnam and East
and West Godavari.
The husband of Kalimkota
sarpanch in G Madugula mandal of Visakhapatnam District
was beaten up allegedly by Maoists for not heeding their diktats.
Around 30 Maoists of Korukonda Area Committee caught hold of the
sarpanch's husband, Munipalle Pandanna, who is a former sarpanch
of the same panchayat, hauled him to a praja court (people's
court) at Killamkota and severely beat him up for not responding
to their calls to meet them.
Two villagers, including
a former Home Guard, of Velamjuvvi under Balapam gram panchayat
in Chintapalli mandal of Visakhapatnam District were allegedly
shot dead by a group of CPI-Maoist cadres. A group of Maoists
took away former Home Guard Rambabu and his friend Rammohan both
aged between 25-30 years from their native village and killed
them near Johar village branding them as Police informers.
fast pace of the exercise it is undertaking to bifurcate Andhra
Pradesh, the Centre is worried over the long-term security implications
in Telangana as well as residuary Andhra Pradesh (AP). It views
the CPI-Maoist menace, Jehadi terrorism and communalism as the
foremost concerns for Telangana while residuary AP would have
coastal security as an area of prime concern.
The Warangal rural
Police arrested two CPI-Maoist cadres at Kothaguda mandal
in Warangal District of Andhra Pradesh during checking of vehicles.
The two were identified as Dadi Sambaiah of Komatlagudem and another
Malothu Badradri of Jangalapalli village in Kothaguda.
Few hours before
the commencement of annual PLGA week of the CPI-Maoist, a group
of Maoists conducted a famine raid on the house of salesman of
local GCC depot Korra Narayana Rao at Kukumpudi village in G.K.
Veedhi mandal in Visakhapatnam District and took away all
the foodgrains, belongings and clothes from his house. His family
was asked to leave the village.
Differing with Andhra
Pradesh Chief Minister N Kirankumar Reddy's thesis that bifurcation
of the State will lead to a spurt in CPI-Maoist activity, DGP
B Prasada Rao said one cannot predict the scenario as Maoism has
been rising its ugly head across the State border even when the
state is united.
Member of the Galikonda
area committee of the CPI-Maoist killed a former president of
Vana Samrakshana Samiti, Gemmeli Chinna Rao of Panasalabanda
village in G.K.Veedhi mandal at Sappara village in Visakhapatnam
District. He was 'punished' after being tried in a Praja Court
(People's Court, euphemism for Kangaroo court) following complaint
from the villagers, the Maoist party claimed. The family was asked
to leave the village.
In an attempt to
win the confidence of villagers and keep a close surveillance
on the possible regrouping of CPI-Maoists in the wake of coming
general elections, the Karimnagar District Police launched the
"Antharmadhanam" (introspection) programme in the remote Bheerpur
village of Sarangapur mandal, the native of Maoist supremo
Muppalla Laxman Rao alias Ganapathi.
rural Police arrested six members of a CPI-Maoist militia. The
militia members were identified as A Venkata Ramana (25), G Nagaraju
(26), G Sathibabu (26), M Chinabbai (28), T Sathibabu (30) and
Vanthala Sibu (25), all natives of Balapam village in the District.
Andhra Pradesh Police
unearthed a CPI-Maoist arms dump near Donkarai under Y Ramavaram
Police Station limits, Rampachodavaram Division, of East Godavari
District during regular combing operations.
19 Maoist militia
members surrendered at Narsipatnam, Visakhapatnam District.
Hoping to regain
their hold in the Visakha Agency by gaining the confidence of
tribals, the CPI-Maoist reportedly conducted a meeting on the
borders of Koyyuru and GK Veedhi mandal (administrative
units) in Visakhapatnam District with more than 300 tribals.
CPI-Maoist cadres attacked a Congress Party leader
at G.K. Veedhi and set ablaze a tractor at Chintapalli in Visakhapatnam
A tractor hired by the AP Forest Development Corporation
was burnt to ashes by the Maoists at Charlapalli village of Chintapalli
mandal in Visakhapatnam District.