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Death Squads prowl forests of Chattisgarh and Jharkhand in search of Maoist leaders and sympathisers

June 11, 2007

After an all out assault on human rights activists in
Chhattisgarh the government
has now unleashed
DEATH SQUADS armed with sophisticated weapons
to
murder Maoist leaders and Sympathisers.

Government plans to drench the forests of Chattissgarh
and Jharkhand with the blood of revolutionaries.

All over the world Death Squads have been used to suppress
revolutionary movements.

Death squads operate beyond all the known laws of the country and humanity in general.
They are called Death squads because they have strict instructions to kill and
not capture.The identities of members of death squads are usually kept secret to
shield them from any future investigations or retaliation for their crimes.

They are given a free hand and are not accountable to any authority
other than their immediate military leader.They operate ruthlessly and shoot
first and almost never ask questions.

Government of India Unleashes death squads on trail of Maoist leaders,sympathisers in Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh.

June 9: Forests in Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh are set to witness Hollywood-style action with deployment of Quick Reaction Teams (QRTs), crack commando units specially trained for jungle warfare.

A dozen such units are being deployed in the two states for the first time.

They will be air dropped in dense forests and will be equipped with carbines, grenades, jungle knives and a week’s ration. They have been trained at the Counter Insurgency and Anti-Terrorist Training Centre in Silchar.

“Members of these teams have been handpicked from the CRPF(Central Rakshas Police Force) for their cruel demonic nature” said a home ministry official.

“Like the Grey Hyenas of Andhra Pradesh, their brief would be to launch swift murder operation against Maoists. These teams would be able to go cracking in a matter of minutes on getting information about a Maoist attack or movement.”

An American trained Death squad member in Iraq


US backed Death Squads in Iraq continue to
murder Iraqi freedom fighters

For swift movement of QRTs, the Centre has allowed Chhattisgarh to hire a helicopter. Similar offer is likely to be made to Jharkhand soon.

The QRTs will work in close co-ordination with the modern control centre coming up at Jagdalpur in Chhattisgarh.

Four bomb detection and disposal squads (BDDS) — three in Chhattisgarh and one in Jharkhand — are also being deployed.

“Mines have caused maximum damage to our security forces. Four more BDDS will be placed in the two states by the end of September. For bigger troop movement, six more mine-proof vehicles are being given to the two states,” said officials.

The two states will also get six UHF jamming devices to check remote-controlled and mobile phone-operated blasts.

“Though no such blasts have taken place in the two states, UHF jamming devices are being given as intelligence reports suggest that the Maoists are moving from wire-controlled blasts to remote-controlled and mobile-operated blasts,” said an officer.

Police in Jamshedpur, meanwhile, admitted that the Maoists have been trying to encircle the steel city.

The Maoists, who shot and assaulted a group of JMM supporters late on Thursday night at Patamda, on the outskirts of the city, had come from across the border in Bengal. They were demanding levy from traders of country liquor.

Police claim to have identified three local “rebels” who helped the outsiders. A manhunt has been launched to nab them and long-range patrols are being conducted in the area.

In Bokaro, superintendent of police Priya Dubey on Saturday displayed the landmines, grenades, detonators, rifle, police uniforms, Maoist literature and flags recovered from a bunker at the foothills of Jhumra hills. The rebels, however, managed to escape the joint combing operation by the police and CRPF.

Telegraph

Upper caste hindu chops of lower caste milkman’s head for late arrival

May 8, 2007

Beheaded for late arrival

SHASHANK SHEKHAR

Bokaro, April 27: In a throw-back to medieval times, a security officer employed by Bokaro Steel Plant chopped off the head of a milkman last night, merely because he had been an hour late in milking the officer’s cows.

Petrified neighbours, warned not to interfere, watched as Jaiprakash Singh (55) held the milkman Upendra Yadav (32) and ordered his sons to chop off the head. The dutiful sons obliged.

The sensational crime caused a commotion and hundreds of agitated people stormed the officer’s residential quarter. But by then the officer and his sons had fled, leaving behind the officer’s wife.

When the older son, Kaushal (26), who had actually used the sword, was found hiding in a neighbour’s house this morning and arrested, the mob surrounded the sector IX police station, demanding an eye for an eye.

Tension simmered as civil and police officers tried to control the situation. The commotion continued till late in the afternoon with the mob finally demanding adequate compensation and a job for the widow. The security officer and his younger son, Chhotu Singh (22) are absconding.

Upendra Yadav’s wailing widow recalled that the officer reached the hutment, located barely 50 yards from the officer’s quarter, late in the night in an inebriated condition. Her husband, who was ailing, was asleep on a cot when the officer woke him up, tied a towel round his neck and dragged him out. The widow and neighbours kept pleading with him but the officers warned onlookers not to interfere. Horrified neighbours watched as the officer and his younger son held the poor victim down while the elder son brought down the sword on his neck.

The widow, left with three children below the age of 12, said her husband had been reaching the officer’s house late because of his own illness and also because their eldest son was not keeping well.

The security officer, said neighbours, is short-tempered, foul-mouthed and arrogant. “He always boasted of being a Rajput and a landlord and claimed it his right to keep swords at home,” recalled one.

Even the officer’s eldest son, Kaushal, has a criminal past and had shot a man dead a few years ago. He was released on bail late last year.

The Telegraph