Some senior Maoists undergoing treatment for COVID-19: Telangana Police
Some senior Maoist leaders, together with Central Committee Members Katakam Sudershan alias Dula Dada and Thippiri Tirupathi alias Kummu Dada, have examined optimistic for Coronavirus and are undergoing treatment in Dandakaranya forest of Chhattisgarh.
This was revealed to Telangana Police by one other COVID-affected senior Maoist chief, Gaddam Madhukar, who was caught in Warangal whereas on his option to a non-public hospital within the city from Chhattisgarh for rapid medical help.
Madhukar who hailed from Kumaram Bheem-Asifabad district was the top of communications for Dandakaranya Special Zonal Committee. While Madhukar managed to evade police for greater than twenty years, it was COVID which compelled him to interrupt his self-imposed safety measures.
Telangana Police have already anticipated that COVID affected Maoists may step out of their ‘safe zones’ to decide for treatment at non-public hospitals within the bordering districts.
Speaking to The Puucho, Warangal Commissioner of Police Dr. Tarun Joshi, mentioned that they acquired dependable inputs about a lot of Maoist cadres contaminated with the coronavirus.
On June 1, on receipt an enter that one senior Maoist cadre was visiting Warangal for higher treatment from Chhattisgarh space, we performed car checking throughout the district and intercepted a car at Mulugu Cross Road, by which we discovered Madhukar, he mentioned.
“Madhukar informed that a large number of senior Maoist cadres are suffering with COVID-19. But the outlawed CPI (Maoist) is not allowing them to go outside for better treatment. The cadres in exceptional cases are allowed to go outside for getting better treatment, only after their health condition turns worse,” Dr.Joshi mentioned.
According to the Commissioner, within the final 10 days a lot of tribals who mobilised from Chhattisgarh and in addition from bordering villagers of Telangana to take part in a protest towards establishing of a brand new Police Camp at Silger village in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh, have contracted the lethal virus and the villagers are struggling with COVID signs with out getting any medical treatment.
It can be learnt that one cadre working as guard to Damodar, TSCM, was additionally affected with COVID and tried to run away from the social gathering for getting medical treatment. However, he was apprehended by the militia cadre and never allowed to go exterior for treatment, he mentioned. “This illustrates that the CPI (Maoist) is violating basic Human Rights of the cadres and behaving inhumanly by not allowing the ailing cadres to go out for treatment,” Dr.Joshi mentioned
Some of the cadres who’re suspected to be affected by COVID-19 and different well being points are, Narayana alias Haribhushan, TSC Secretary, Bade Chokka Rao, Kankanala Raji Reddy, Katta Ramchandra Reddy, Mula Devender Reddy, Kunkati Venkataiah, Muchaki Ungal, Kodi Manjula, Pusam Padma and Kakarla Sunitha, the Commissioner mentioned.
The police additionally apprehended a minor boy, who was performing as a courier. Currently, Madhukar is undergoing treatment at a non-public hospital in Warangal.