Chhattisgarh

India: C'garh: Woman raped, attacked in Raigarh

Raigarh, Oct 24 (PTI) A 22-year-old man and his minor relative have been detained for allegedly raping a woman and attempting to kill her in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district, police said on Saturday.

The accused identified as Santosh Yadav and his teenaged relative were apprehended by the police on Friday, Raigarh additional superintendent of police (ASP) Abhishek Verma said.

India: Explosives dump of Naxal terror group unearthed in C'garh

Dantewada, Oct 24 (PTI) Security forces have recovered a cache of explosives from a forest on a hill in insurgency- hit Dantewada district in Chhattisgarh, a police official said on Saturday.

Acting on a tip-off, the recovery was made from Duvalikarka hill under Kuakonda police station limits on Friday evening by a team of District Reserve Guard (DRG), Dantewada Superintendent of Police Abhishek Pallava said.

India: Naxal terrorist camp busted in C'garh; firearms, explosives seized

Raipur, Oct 13 (PTI) Security forces on Tuesday busted a Maoist camp and recovered two firearms and materials used for making IEDs, in a forest of Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bijapur district, police said.

Acting on intelligence inputs, the District Reserve Guard had launched an anti-naxal operation in the forests along the border Bijapur and Dantewada districts, inspector general of police (Bastar range) Sundarraj P said.

India: Truck driver, two others held for raping C'garh woman

Kondagaon, Oct 4 (PTI) A 34-year-old woman was allegedly abducted and raped by a truck driver and his two accomplices after they gave her a lift in Kondagaon district of Chhattisgarh, police said on Sunday.

The three men were arrested from Raipur following a police complaint and were brought here on Saturday, the police said.

"On October 1, the woman, who was on her way to Kondagaon from nearby Baniyagaon Village, had taken a lift on the truck which was heading to the capital," Station House Officer (SHO) of the Keshkal police station RP Sharma said.

India: Woman accuses employer of rape

Raigarh, Sep 29 (PTI) A woman has told police she was raped and impregnated by her employer last year when she was suffering from mental illness, Raigarh police in Chhattisgarh said on Tuesday.

The Gharghoda resident worked as a domestic help at the house of the accused identified as Raja Ram Rathia last year when she was a teen, said Superintendent of Police Santosh Singh.

India: Naxal terrorist killed in encounter with police in Chhattisgarh

Raipur, Sep 28 (PTI) A Naxal was killed in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's insurgency- hit Bijapur district on Monday, police said.

The gun-battle took place around 9.30 am in a forest between Pedapal and Pidiya villages under Gangaloor police station limits when joint teams of various security forces were out on an anti-Naxal operation, Inspector General of Police (Bastar range) Sundarraj P told PTI.

India: Christian houses `vandalised' in C'garh's Kondagaon

Kondagaon, Sep 24 (PTI) Tension prevailed in five villages in Chhattisgarh's Kondagaon district after a mob of locals allegedly vandalised the houses of some Christian families.

While the police said on Thursday that the situation was under control, the Chhattisgarh Christian Forum (CCF) demanded a high-level probe.

A police force has been deployed to prevent any untoward incident in Kakdabeda, Singanpur, Tiliyabeda, Silati and Jondrabeda villages under Kondagaon police station limits, Inspector General of Police (Bastar range) Sundarraj P said.

India: Security forces defuse 4 landmines planted by Naxal terrorists

Medininagar (Jharkhand), Sep 25 (PTI) Security forces on Friday defused four landmines allegedly planted by Naxalites on a road in Jharkhand's Palamu district, police said.

The Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), weighing 12- 15 kg each, were laid on a road near Mansuria village in Manatu police station area, Superintendent of Police, Sanjeev Kumar, said.

"The landmines were laid to inflict casualties on the security forces. Investigation is on to find out which Naxalite outfit was behind it," the officer told PTI.

India: Naxal terrorists kill CAF jawan in Chhattisgarh, dump body on road

Bijapur, Sep 18 (PTI) A Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF) jawan, who had been missing, was killed by Naxals in Bijapur district, police said on Friday.

The body of constable Mallu Ram Suryawanshi (38), who had been missing from his camp since the last one week, was found on the Bijapur-Gangloor road near Padeda village on Friday morning, a police official said.

A police team later shifted the body to hosptial for post-mortem, he said.

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