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Tag: Plfi

Maoist leader killed by security forces during encounter

Simdega(Jharkhand): In a major breakthrough for security forces, commander of banned Maoist faction People’s Liberation Front of India (PLFI), Bijay Dang, was gunned down during an encounter in Jhapla forest of Jharkhand today. Acting on a tip-off, security forces targeted the dreaded PLFI commander, who was hiding in the forest. He was a resident of […]

8 PLFI members arrested in Bisra; guns, bikes seized

Rourkela: Eight members of the outlawed Peoples’ Liberation Front of India (PLFI) were arrested by police in Bisra of Sundargarh district late last night. As per reports, the police have seized two pistols and two bikes from the eight PLFI members, including one area commander Sudam Singh and his close aide Chandrabhanu Singh. A total […]

Dreaded criminal Babul Paswan, associate nabbed in twin encounters in Odisha

Berhampur: In a major success for Odisha police, Babul Paswan, a dreaded criminal of Jharkhand and one of his associate Jitendra Nayak were arrested by Bhanjanagar police in two separate encounters on Friday. Police sources said, more than 40 criminal cases are registered against Paswan, who is also one of the key members of Jharkhand’s […]

Miscreants loot Rs 25 lakh from cash van in Odisha

Rourkela: Unidentified miscreants looted Rs 25 lakh on gunpoint from a cash van near Sorada under Bisra police limits in Rourkela yesterday. According to reports, four bike borne miscreants looted the cash after intercepting the cash van of State Bank of India (SBI) and terrorizing the staff on gunpoint. The incident occurred at around 9 […]

Samiti member among 2 held for PLFI links

Rourkela: Police today arrested two more persons for their links with members of the banned outfit People’s Liberation Front of India (PLFI). The arrested persons have been identified as PLFI member Sunil Hansda’s elder brother Anil Hansda and Samiti Member of Kuarnmunda block of Sundergarh district, Sandip Dang. Earlier on Wednesday, Sunil Hansda and Jaypal […]

2 PLFI members arrested, Area Commander flees

Sundergarh: Two members of the Peoples’ Liberation Front of India (PLFI) were arrested on Wednesday after an exchange of fire with the police forces in Raibaga area of Sundergarh district. The duo, identified as Sudhil Hansda from Raibaga and Jaypal Tapno from Jharkhand, was reportedly arrested from the Raibaga area, sources said. This apart, the […]

4 PLFI members taken on two-day remand

Rourkela: The Sub-divisional Judicial Magistrate (SDJM) court allowed the Biramitrapur police to take the four arrested PLFI members including former BSF Assistant Commandant Jadumani Patra on a two-day remand. Other arrested PLFI members including zonal committee member Arjun Rana, area commander Karan Sai and Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) staff Manu Kujur will also be taken […]

Six more PLFI members arrested in Rourkela

Rourkela: The police today arrested six more members of People’s Liberation Front of India (PLFI) here taking the arrest toll to 13 in last two days. A special team of Kuanrmunda police in Sundergarh district arrested them. An ex-army man is also among the arrested extremists, Sundergarh SP Pinak Mishra said. “Based on the interrogation […]

3 PLFI rebels gunned down in encounter on Odisha-Jharkhand border

Rourkela: At least three members of People’s Liberation Front of India (PLFI) were gunned down and two other injured in an exchange of fire between security personnel and rebels at Kulatapu forest near here on Odisha-Jharkhand border on Sunday. The gun battle took place during a combing operation carried out by the joint team of […]

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PLFI’s Jharkhand bandh hits Rourkela-Ranchi bus service

Rourkela: Bus communication from here to different places of Jharkhand including Ranchi came to a grinding halt today as the People’s Liberation Front of India (PLFI) called for a bandh in Jharkhand alleging police action against some of its cadres. The outlawed organisation alleged that Jharkhand police has deliberately arrested some of its leaders and […]

3 members of outlawed PLFI held in Bisra; guns seized

Bisra: Three members of the outlawed Peoples’ Liberation Front of India (PLFI) involved in an fire exchange with security personnel in Sorada forest on February 9 were arrested by the police in Bisra of Sundargarh district today. The police have also seized two guns and 10 round of live bullets from the three PLFI members, […]

2 PLFI members killed, 5 hurt in crossfire

Rourkela, Feb 9 (PTI) At least two members of the People s Liberation Front of India (PLFI) were today killed during an exchange of fire between security personnel and rebels at Sorada forest in Sundergarh district of Odisha. The incident took place early this morning when the members of the District Volunteer Force (DVF), Sundergarh […]

2 PLFI militants killed in Sundargarh

Two militants of People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) were killed in a gun-battle with security forces and arms and ammunition were recovered in Sundargarh district, police said today

One PLFI cadre arrested, arms seized in Sundargarh

A member of the People Liberation Front of India (PLFI) was arrested and a camp of the outfit destroyed in Saranda forest in Sundargarh district, police said on Thursday