Wednesday, March 9, 2016
India - police's repression against the bandh call given by Maoists in protest against the recent encounter in which eight Maoists including five women were killed,
... However, police did not take any chances and took all precautions including deploying more forces in the border areas. Expecting attacks from Maoists, police forces sealed the Telangana – Chhattisgarh border. Tension prevailed in the border area and all police stations were put on a high alert and staff were told to not leave police stations unless it was an emergency. On the other hand, combing operations are being intensified by Greyhounds and CRPF forces to restrict the entry of Maoists from Chhattisgarh forest into Telangana.