After the Naxal attack in Sukma which claimed lives of 25 CRPF personnel, Home Ministry has asked the para military force to submit reports at the earliest. According to sources, Home Ministry is anticipating the attack to be failure of leadership and has asked them to submit five reports.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh is slated to visit Chhattisgarh on Tuesday. MoS Home Hansraj Ahir and many senior officials of CRPF is expected to accompany Rajnath Singh.
Rajnath Singh promises strong action against Naxals
The government has taken as a “challenge” the killing of CRPF personnel by Naxals in Sukma in Chhattisgarh, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said and vowed that “no one will be spared”.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday night briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the attack on a CRPF team in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district in which 25 jawans were killed.
CRPF taking considerable retaliatory action
The paramilitary force on Monday claimed that a considerable number of Maoists are believed to have been killed in retaliatory action by CRPF men after an attack on them in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district, though nobody has been recovered yet.
There were 99 personnel out on the operation. A CRPF company has strength of about 100 personnel. It said the ensuing gun battle was “fierce”. The CRPF troops replied in a befitting manner but taking advantage of their geographical position, Maoists succeeded in inflicting loss on the force.
List of 25 CRPF personnel who lost their lives
1. Inspector Raghubir Singh
2. Sub Inspector K.K. Das
3. Asst Sub Inspector Sanjay Kumar
4. Asst Sub Inspector Rameswar Lal
5. Asst Sub Inspector Naresh Kumar
6. Head Constable Surender Kumar
7. Head Constable Banna Ram
8. Head Constable L.P. Singh
9. Head Constable Naresh Yadav
10. Head Constable Padmanabhan
11. Constable Saurabh Kumar
12. Constable Abhay Mishra
13. Constable Banmali Ram
14. Constable N.P. Sonkar
15. Constable K.K. Pandey
16. Constable Vinay Chandra Burman
17. Constable P. Alagupandi
18. Constable Abhay Kumar
19. Constable N. Senthil Kumar
20. Constable N. Thirumurgan
21. Constable Ranjit Kumar
22. Constable Ashish Singh
23. Constable Manoj Kumar
24. Constable Anup Karmakar
25. Constable Ram Mehar (at Raipur)