2 hardcore naxals arrested by police.

Arrested naxals with the police personnel.

Gadchiroli July 9 (District Correspondent) Two hardcore Maoists actively involved in several violent activities were arrested by the Gadchiroli Police today just few days before the upcoming Naxal Week. Due to the effective operations of the Gadchiroli Police, a total of 81 Maoists have been arrested since Jan. 2022.

In the forest area in the jurisdiction of PS Dhodraj,  C-60 Pranhita squad was conducting an Anti-Maoist operation, during which it found two persons suspiciously roaming in the forest. Police took them into custody.  Upon further investigation, the suspects were identified as Ravi Mura Pallo (Action Team Commander) (33), and Doba Korake Wadde (Party Member, Bhamragad LOS), (31)Kawande, both residents of Kawande in Bhamragad.

It was found that both of them were directly involved in the murder of Dinesh Gawde, an innocent person, which took place in Pengunda village in November 2023. They were arrested in Cr. No. 02/2023 U/s 302, 143, 147, 148, 149, and 120(b) of the IPC, including section 3/25 of the Arms Act.

Ravi Mura Pallo was recruited in 2016 as Janmilitia. Since 2018, he was working as Action Team Member. In 2022, promoted as Action Team Commander and worked on this post till date. A total of 6 crimes have been registered against him, including 1 Encounter, 1 Arson, 3 Murders and 1 other.

Doba Korake Wadde was recruited as Janmilitia 2018. In 2019, he was recruited as Party Member in Bhamragad LOS and worked until now. A total of 18 crimes have been registered against him, including 5 Encounters, 7 Murders and 6 others.

Maharashtra Government had announced a reward of Rs. 08 lakhs for Ravi Mura Pallo’s arrest and Rs. 02 lakhs for Doba Korake Wadde’s arrest.

Due to the intensified operations conducted by the Gadchiroli Police, a total of 81 hardcore Maoists have been arrested since January 2022. This action was undertaken under the guidance of Mr. Neelotpal, Superintendent of Police, Yatish Deshmukh, Addl. SP (Ops.), Kumar Chintha, Addl. SP (Admin.), Shri. M. Ramesh, Addl. SP Aheri and Vishal Nagargoje, Dy. SP (Ops.) by C-60 Pranhita personnel.

Mr. Neelotpal, SP Gadchiroli, has appealed to active Maoist cadres to renounce the path of violence and surrender in order to live their lives with dignity.



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