Tribals help Maoist flee, 11 held
Posted by Admin on October 16, 2009
Express News Service
First Published : 16 Oct 2009 04:59:00 AM IST
Last Updated : 16 Oct 2009 07:38:45 AM IST
MALKANGIRI: A top Maoist cadre managed to escape today with the protection extended by armed tribals of Gajulkonda area, some 13 km from Kalimela police station. Satyabrata Bhoi, SP, said a joint team of CRPF and SOG arrived at Gajulkonda today morning to nab the hardcore Maoist cadre.While the combing operation was on and the cops were about to nab the Maoist, more than hundred tribals armed with traditional weapons gave escort to the Maoist and allowed him to escape from the clutches of the armed police, Bhoi informed.According to the SP, 11 tribals have been nabbed for their involvement in protecting the Maoist. The SP, however, refused to reveal identity of the cadre.