As part of the anti-Maoist operation being carried out in Bijapur, Chhattisgarh, the combined force of the police station Gangalur and Central Reserve Police 85 and Cobra 210 came out on area demining and de-mining. During this time, the team recovered four kg IED.

It is being told that during the de-mining process, a four-kg IED planted by Maoists to damage the police party was recovered on the footpath, 500 meters from the route to Gangalur Baddepara. The IED was applied by the pressure switch system by the Maoists. The IED was recovered by the police party and deactivated.

At Dantewada, two prize naxalites were arrested from Alnar hill by Kirandul police, DRG and CAF personnel. All the soldiers, including the in-charge of Kirandul police station, went out on patrol.

The arrested Naxalites also include a female Naxal Sukki and has a reward of two lakh rupees and a reward of one lakh rupees on a male Naxalite Podiya. The arrested woman is a member of Naxal Sukki Platoon No. 24, while Podiya aka Konda is a member of Father Hidma Janamilisiya. Both Naxalites are residents of Alnar.