RAIPUR: Bastar police is exploring all potentialities to trace the missing CoBRA jawan, who’s suspected to be held captive by the Maoists.
After a mysterious caller allegedly knowledgeable a neighborhood that the missing jawan was in custody of Maoists, police intensified the search and is trying to collect human intelligence for clues.
The caller, claiming to be Maoist, stated that the jawan is wounded but wholesome and that they do not intend to hurt him. The caller additional claimed the jawan can be launched quickly.
The ‘jail bandi rihayi samiti’ members together with tribal activist Soni Sori and Sujeet Sharma have appealed to Maoists to launch the jawan on the earliest as his household goes via a tough time.
“We have always been against violence, be it from any side. On the basis of humanity, we appeal to Maoists to release the CoBRA personnel safely. We can’t even imagine what his family would be suffering,” a press release challenge by committee stated.
It additional stated, “In case there’s any delay in release and return of jawan, then a small team of the committee would proceed on April 7 towards the forest ahead of spot of incident in Tekulguda. Without discussing about anything other than the release of jawan, we will put out demand before the representatives of Maoists.”
Bastar vary IGP P Sundarraj stated that the seek for the missing jawan was on within the forests.
Although a Maoist assertion claims the jawan is of their custody, its authenticity is being verified and solely then additional motion can be deliberate, stated Sundarraj.
A CRPF officer stated that there was excessive chance that the data was true. He stated the drive is trying to get the situation to launch him with the assistance of locals.
Most usually, in such instances, Maoists launch the safety personnel underneath the situation that she or he would give up the forces and by no means return to battlefield nor even encourage his or her youngsters to be part of forces, one other officer stated.
Meanwhile, Manhas’ spouse Meenu from Jammu appealed to Prime Minister Modi and Union residence minister Amit Shah to do their greatest to get her soldier husband again.
“I appeal to Modiji to rescue my husband safely just the way Abhinandan was brought back from Pakistan. I spoke to him last on Friday at 9.30 and he told me he was going on operation and would speak to me later,” stated Meenu.