Top Maoist leader Milind Teltumbde among 26 slain insurgents in Maharashtra
Mumbai, November 14, 2021
A top CPI (Maoist) Central Committee Member Milind Teltumbde -- who carried a booty of Rs 50 lakh -- was among the 26 Maoists who were gunned down by the security forces in Gadchiroli district, Maharashtra Home Minister Dilip Walse-Patil said here on Sunday.
They include four women Maoists, 13 carrying huge rewards on their heads and at least three commanders of various "dalams" active in the Naxal-infested district and surroundings -- making it one of the most successful security operations in recent years. The operation was carried out on Saturday.
The prominent commanders who have been eliminated include: Kishan alias Jaiman of Korchi Dalam and Sannu alias Kovachi of Kasansur Dalam, Lokesh alias Mangu Podyam of Company No. 4.