Maoist attack on CRPF personnel in Chattisgarh is cold blooded murder: Rajnath

Pakistan Jadhav, Rajnath
Photo of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

Raipur: Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said that the Maoist attack on CRPF personnel in Chattisgarh is “cold blooded murder” and further mentioned that the government will take firm action against those responsible.

Singh, who visited the attack site in Sukma district earlier on Tuesday, told the media here that a joint meeting of various state government officials will take place on May 8 to strengthen the strategy against the Maoists.

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“The attack was out of desperation. They (Maoists) are against the ongoing development in the tribal areas. But we will not let them succeed, ” he said. “If needed, we will revive the strategy.”

Hundreds of Maoists massacred the Central Reserve Police Force personnel on Monday in the bloodiest attack in the state since 2013.

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