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Chhattisgarh Government ordered high-level inquiry in Sukma Maoist attack

Mar 12, 2014 09:09 IST

Government of Chhattisgarh on 11 March 2014 ordered a high-level departmental inquiry into the Maoist (Naxal) attack near Tongpal in Sukma district. The high-level departmental inquiry will be led by the additional Director General of Police, Naxal Operations, RK Vij. The inquiry will be focused on various security aspects. Apart from the departmental inquiry, a separate magisterial inquiry will also be conducted into the ambush of Maoists in the forests of Tongapal, which is about 400 km from the capital of the state.

Earlier on the same day, Maoists in their attack killed 16 people including 15 security personnel of which 11 were from CRPF.

image The decision of initiating a departmental inquiry was made at a high level meeting that was presided over by Raman Singh, the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh. Raman Singh has also instructed the state police to be alert and take effective steps on a war footing to nab the criminals.

Earlier in a similar type of ambush, the group of Maoists on 25 May 2013 killed 17 people in their attack on a convoy of Congress party at Darba Valley. This attack on the security force is similar to the massacre of 2010 in which 76 security men in the same area were ambushed and killed.

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