New Delhi. NIA filed second Supplementary Charge-Sheet in Spl. NIA Court, Ranchi against 18 accused persons namely Sunil Tudu 2. Budhram Mardi @ Budhuram Mardi 3. Shriram Manjhi 4. Naresh Lohar @ Ramu Lohar @ Nam Naresh Lohar 5. Alamgir Ansari 6. Lakhan Sardar 7. Joshep Purty @ Tipu @ Tipura 8. Annem Hassa Purti @ Anem Hassa Purty 9. Tabarak Ansari 10. Mangal Topno @ Lalu Sardar 11. Soyna Singh Sardar @ Motu 12. Jitrai Munda @ Jitram @ Jituram 13. Boyda Pahan 14. Rakesh Munda @ Sukra Munda 15. Naina @ Birsha Birohar @ Birsa Munda 16. Maharaj Pramanik @ Raj Da 17. Amit Munda @ Sukhlal Munda 18. Anal Da @ Ramesh @ Patiram Manjhi @ Tufan resident of Jharkhand under different sections of IPC, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, Arms Act and Explosive Substances Act, 1908.
The case pertains to deadly attack on the Police Patrolling party by the cadres of CPI (Maoist), at around 16:30 hrs on 14.06.2019 at Kukru Haat in District Saraikela-Kharswan of Jharkhand, in which 05 police personnel were killed and their arms and ammunition were looted. An FIR was registered at PS Tiruldih, Dist- Saraikela-Kherswan. Earlier, the State Police had filed charge-sheet against 11 accused. NIA had re-registered the case on 09.12.2020 and taken over the investigation.
The investigation by NIA has revealed that Anal Da @ Ramesh @ Patiram Manjhi, Central Committee Member and Secretary of Bihar Jharkhand Special Area Committee CPI (Maoist), in collusion with other leaders of CPI(Maoist), had conspired and planned the attack on the Police Patrolling Party at Kukru-Haat Bazaar. The recce of the place of incident was carried for around a month and final planning for execution was done at Arhanja forest on 13.06.2019. Maoists had planned minute details and had carried out extensive rehearsals for the attack.
Investigation has also established that the plan was executed under the leadership of Maharaj Pramanik, Zonal Commander of Bundu Chandil Sub Zone, who had also enlisted the help of over ground workers and sympathisers of CPI(Maoist). The attack was carried out in order to loot the arms and ammunition, further strengthen their organization and also as a retaliation for the killing of one of their cadres namely Pradeep Swasi, by the security forces in that area.