Rebel leader Milind Teltumbde, 25 other Maoists killed

Rebel leader Milind Teltumbde, 25 other Maoists killed

Top Maoist leader Milind Teltumbde is among 26 Naxalites killed in an encounter with police in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli district. A senior police officer gave this information on Sunday.

Police had earlier said that a gun battle took place on Saturday at Korchi in the district’s Mardintola forest area, 900 km from Mumbai, when a team of C-60 police commandos was conducting a search operation.

An elite wing of the police, C-60 commandos, had recovered the bodies of 26 Maoists during post-encounter searches and Teltumbde, one of the wanted accused in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist link case, was suspected to be among the dead.

Teltumbde was among the 26 killed Maoists, a senior state police official confirmed on Sunday.

Another police officer said that the police also recovered 29 firearms, including nine 12 bore weapons, nine SLR (self-loading rifles) and five AK-47 guns from the spot.

The slain insurgents included 20 men and six women.

Police said a man from Teltumbde and a female bodyguard were also among those killed in the encounter.

Milind Teltumbde, brother of activist and scholar Anand Teltumbde, had a reward of Rs 50 lakh on his head for his alleged involvement in violent activities against the state.

Anand Teltumbde was earlier arrested in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist link case and is currently lodged at Taloja Jail in Navi Mumbai.

According to a chargesheet filed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in the Elgar Parishad case, a top activist of the banned Communist Party of India (Maoist) Milind Teltumbde was named as a ‘dreaded Maoist’ and declared an absconder. .

He was allegedly involved in the Naxal movement since 1996 and was on the radar of central and state security agencies for the past few years in view of his activities.

An NIA witness in the Elgar Parishad case claimed in a statement that Milind Teltumbde lived at Dhammadeep Nagar, Ita Bhatti Chowk in Nagpur district of Maharashtra.

The witness had claimed that Milind Teltumbde bought a property worth Rs 7 lakh in the name of an associate and lived there between January 2017 and April 2018.

According to the NIA, Milind Teltumbde used several aliases like ‘Anil’, ‘Deepak’, ‘Sahyadri’ and ‘Comrade M’ while on the run.

On Saturday, four policemen were also seriously injured in action against Naxalites in Gadchiroli, located on the border of Chhattisgarh, who were taken by helicopter to Nagpur for treatment.

(Only the title and image of this report may have been reworked by Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is generated automatically from a syndicated feed.)

                                                    </div><div style="background: #fee8dd; padding: 12px; border: dashed 1px black; margin-bottom: 20px;">

mail Dear reader,

Business Standard has always worked hard to provide updated information and commentary on events that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering has only reinforced our resolve and commitment to these ideals. Even during these difficult times arising out of COVID-19, we are committed to keeping you informed and updated with relevant news, authoritative views and sharp comments on relevant relevant issues.
However, we have a request.

As we grapple with the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more so that we can continue to provide you with more quality content. Our subscription model has received an encouraging response from many of you who have subscribed to our online content. Subscribing to more of our online content can only help us achieve our goals of providing you with better and more relevant content. We believe in independent, unbiased and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practice the journalism we’re committed to.

support quality journalism and Subscribe to Business Standard,

digital editor



this is an unedited and auto-generated supporting article of the syndicated news feed are actualy credit for owners of origin centers. intended only to inform and update you about Sakari naukri , result , UPSC , Exam Jobs etc. for Provides real or authentic news. also Original content may not have been modified or edited by Rojgar samachar team members.

Leave a Reply