Security Tone Up In Chhattisgarh Ahead Of Maoist Martyrs Week
Tuesday, July 24, 2007
Tuesday 24th of July 2007 The Chhattisgarh government has begun strengthening police presence in interior areas of the insurgency-hit Bastar region in the wake of a Maoist plan to observe martyrs' week from July 28, officials said Tuesday.
'We have begun moves to deploy paramilitary troopers of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and thousands of state policemen in and around remote areas housing government buildings and establishments in the entire Bastar region in the backdrop of a Maoist plan to observe martyrs week,' a senior police officer told IANS.
In the past week, police have found several posters and leaflets from the interiors of Bastar region, mainly around the Durgkondal locality, in which Maoists have stated their plans of observing a martyrs week in memory of rebel commanders who were recently killed in fights with security forces.
posted by Resistance 7/24/2007 07:47:00 PM,