Governor expresses grief for martyred CRPF personnel

Governor Shekhar Dutt

Governor Shekhar Dutt has expressed grief on the sad demise of four CRPF personnel, who were martyred in the naxal attack that occurred near Nukanpal village of Bijapur district. Governor Dutt paid a tearful tribute to the martyrs and has empathized with their grieve-stricken families. Governor has also wished for speedy recovery of the personnel injured in the attack.

CM praises AIIMS, CRPF

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh has praised the Tele Medication Services, the joint initiative by All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Raipur and Central Reserved Police Force (CRPF). It may be mentioned that this initiative is for Naxal affected areas of Chhattisgarh and by dint of this service, the CRPF personnel and villagers of the state's remote parts which are hit by Naxal insurgency, will get attention of AIIMS, Raipur, experts in case of need.

CRPF trooper kills 4 colleagues in Chhattisgarh

Colleagues giving final respect to the slain Jawans

A Central Reserve Police Force trooper, said to be under stress, fired indiscriminately at his colleagues inside a camp in Dantewada, Chhattisgarh, killing four of them on the spot on Monday night after a brawl. Thirty-year-old Deep Kumar Tiwari, posted at the 111th battalion of CRPF in Aranpur village, a Naxal dominated area, flew into rage on being challenged by his camp-mates, grabbed a gun, and sprayed a head constable and three other constables with bullets. One trooper was wounded in the firing.

CRPF's Civic Action Programme at Lohara

Chhattisgarh map

In its effort to curb the Naxal menace, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is moving ahead with the strategy comprising of two fold agenda with anti-naxal operations to hunt Naxal down and utility based social contribution to build up confidence among masses. Under the endeavor, 65 Battalion of CRPF conducted Civic Action Programme at village Lohari and Tendubay of Gariaband district.

One CRPF trooper shot dead by Naxals, another kills self

A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper was killed and another sustained critical injury, when rebels ambushed them during their routine day-out operation on Monday morning, just 1.5 kilo meters from Bhejji police station in Konta block of restive Sukma district of Bastar region. According to information reaching here, the deceased as K Kumar, a Head Constable of CRPF 2nd Battalion posted in Konta, whereas the injured CRPF personnel is Arjun Rao, a constable of the same battalion.

CRPF to Provide computer edn to Bastar students

Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) logo, Chhattisgarh

Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), with the assistance of State Government, has decided to provide computer education to school students of Naxal-affected South Bastar (Dantewada) district. CRPF 199 Battalion has provided four computer sets to Government Higher Secondary School situated at Barsur. As there is no teacher of computer in imparting computer training to students themselves.

Police blame CRPF torture for Naxal death, Sukma

Two days after a suspected Naxal, Pudiyami Mada, reportedly committed suicide at the Sukma police station, the Chhattisgarh police today blamed “severe torture by CRPF”.

According to the Sukma police station diary, Mada was nabbed by a CRPF team “headed by Assistant Commandant, 2nd Battalion, Ashish Kumar on Friday morning” and handed over to the police at around 8:30 am. He hanged himself in the lock-up at around 9:30 pm.

But the police today said the CRPF personnel had nabbed Mada a few days earlier.

Ire over village head's slaying in Chhattisgarh mounts

Raipur, Aug 13 (IANS) Public protest escalated Saturday in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada, India's worst insurgency-hit district, against the killing of the village head of Chikpal reportedly by para-military troops.

Tribal villagers and a local legislator have accused the police force deployed for anti-Maoist drive in the district of "systematically killing people in staged encounters".