In Bihar’s Aurangabad, Maoists torch vehicles of construction company which refused to pay levy : India, News
Incident occurred Thursday close to firm’s camp workplace
Labourers engaged on the spot escaped
Safety forces have sanitized the world the place the assault occurred
Maoists in Bihar’s Aurangabad district set on fireplace greater than half a dozen automobiles of a building firm which was concerned in constructing roads and ponds in Madanpur space, a Maoist-infested area. No casualties have been reported within the incident.
The incident occurred on Thursday night close to the camp workplace of the development firm. Greater than 50 Maoists attacked the development web site (positioned at Sahajpur-Sahiyaar village), and torched 5 tractors, one JCB machine and two bikes. The labourers engaged on the spot escaped.
In accordance with police sources, the development firm was concerned in constructing roads within the space underneath the Pradhan Mantri Grameen Sadak Yojana. It was being consistently threatened by the Maoists for previous few months to pay a levy, however it had refused.
Quickly after the incident, police rushed to the spot with extra personnel from the para-military forces deployed in Aurangabad district.
Safety forces have sanitized the world the place the assault occurred, and have launched a large combing operation has been launched. The spot the place the assault occurred is barely two kilometers away from the Jharkhand border.
“Extra forces have been deployed within the space and large manhunt is occurring to apprehend the Maoists concerned within the incident. Para-military forces are additionally carrying on combing operation within the space”, mentioned Aurangabad SP Satya Prakash.