Chattisgarh: CAF jawan found dead, police suspect Naxal hand

Raipur: A Chhattisgarh(CG) Armed Enforce head constable, who left from his own camp within the state’s Naxal-hit Dantewada dist. on Aug 28 reportedly without reporting anybody, has been identified passed on Tue., a police officer said.

Police suspect that the head constable, Kaneshwar Netam (32), may have entered Naxals’ den within the forest & has been died by them.

This is the 2nd such incident in 2 days in that state police authorities suspect the character of Maoists.

Netam’s body, bearing head wounds, has been identified on Tue. in the morning near a rivulet on a forest route between Bodli & Kademeta villages, Dantewada Supervisor of Police Abhishek Pallava informed PTI.

The head constable, belonging to 22nd battalion of the Chhattisgarh(CG) Armed Enforce (CAF), has been transferred to the Body camp of his own unit from his own local dist. Kanker past month, he stated.

Netam joined the work in Bodli on Aug 25. He left the camp on the in the evening of Aug 28 reportedly without reporting anybody & didn’t repatriate, the officer said.

A search operation has been initiated by police the next day throughout that it had come to light that he’d meal in the home of a peasant in close by Ghotiya village & on Sun., some of the peasants dropped him near Malewahi camp of the Central Reserve Police Enforce (CRPF), he stated.

“Although, he didn’t go inside the camp & ran far from there,” the officer said.

“Prima facie, it seems regional militia cadres of Maoists captured hold of him & died him. It appears to be Netam has been hit with a blunt object on his own head leads to his own demise,” he stated, adding that the exact cause of the demise going to be well-known after the autopsy.

No Maoist pamphlet (or) note has been recovered from that region in this connection & the police are interrogating all possible angles, he stated.

According to preliminary info, in the last also, Netam reportedly left his own camp without reporting anybody & remained absent from his own work place for 2 to 3 days throughout his own postings in Geedam (Dantewada) & Jagdalpur (Bastar), Pallava stated.

On Mon., the body of a 59-year-old assistant sub-inspector, who went missing awhile travelling to his own local village in Bijapur dist., has been identified. Police suspect, he has been also died by Maoists.