Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh claimed that Maoists have become restless due to that grand success of the security forces in containing their activity.
He also termed that recent Sukma attack in which 12 CRPF personnel were killed as a result of their frustration.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh condoled the death of the 12 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel in the Lok Sabha. He also said that a probe has been initiated to determine the source of the attack.
Rajnath Singh said that “I express my condolences to the bereaved families. The nation is with them, the nation will remember their sacrifice.“
In the Lok Sabha, Rajnath Singh proudly claimed that in 2016, 135 extremists were killed, 700 were arrested and 1,198 surrendered. Overall a decline of 15 per cent was witnessed in the Left Wing extremist incidents in Chhattisgarh in 2016.
12 CRPF personnel were killed and four injured in one of the worst attack in recent times by the Maoists in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh.