Chief minister Mamata Banerjee has directed the West Bengal police’s prime brass to reactivate the counter intelligence pressure (CIF) that was created a decade in the past to fight Maoists within the state and additional strengthen the particular process pressure (STF) after information of alleged insurgency actions began pouring in over the previous few weeks.
Banerjee additionally sought a report from the director common of police on the alleged insurgency actions in a number of the districts within the western components of the state that after was once the hotbed of Maoists.
“The DGP had visited Belpahari. I’d ask him to submit a report. I wish to know who all are behind this,” stated Banerjee.
Virendra, DGP of West Bengal, had on September 5 reviewed safety preparations in a number of the western districts together with Belpahari in Jhargram that was once a hotbed for subversive actions carried out by the members of the outlawed Communist Occasion of India (Maoist) till 2011.
The state police chief visited Jhargram and West Midnapore districts and held a gathering with Indian Police Service (IPS) officers to assessment some stray incidents that had come to gentle of late.
On August 15, round a dozen hand-written posters had been recovered from a few villages positioned across the Bhulabheda forest. The posters had urged the general public to watch Independence Day as ‘kala divas’, or a black day. On September 4, once more some hand written posters had been recovered from Belpahari.
“Some individuals had even tried to kill Manoj Verma, the commissioner of Barrackpore. Had we not seen the video we wouldn’t have come to know,” stated Banerjee on the state secretariat on Tuesday.
Verma was the superintendent of the counter insurgency pressure in November 2011, when prime Maoist chief Mallojula Koteswara Rao alias Kishenji, 55, was shot lifeless.
“The particular process pressure is a crucial wing. We have to gear that up. The CIF was set as much as sort out Maoists after they had been energetic. I’d ask Ajoy Nanda (a senior IPS officer) to work on the CIF and reactivate it as soon as once more,” Banerjee stated.
She, nonetheless, was fast so as to add that every one the alleged Maoist actions and information that the insurgents had been regrouping are staged and the “fact would come out quickly”.
Earlier in August, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar had hinted that Maoists may very well be regrouping within the state.