Hyderabad, July 22
Maoists set fireplace to equipment engaged for development of street in Bhadradri-Kothagudem district of Telangana, police stated on Wednesday.
A bunch of ultras from bordering Chhattisgarh set on fireplace a dozer and a street curler at Tippapuram village of the district late on Tuesday evening after threatening the villagers, Bhadradri-Kothagudem District Superintendent of Police Sunil Dutt advised PTI.
A hunt was launched to nab the rebels who fled after the incident.
Last week two teams of Maoists, together with 5 members led by Bhaskar, Telangana “State Committee” member of CPI (Maoist), carrying a reward of Rs 25 lakh, had escaped after an trade of fireside with police within the forest areas in Kumram Bheem Asifabad district and Bhadradri-Kothagudem district. Police had intensified combing operation within the areas following the 2 incidents of trade of fireside. PTI