Hyderabad: The AP Special Intelligence Branch now have a mine of information regarding Maoist networks on the AP-Odisha Border and elsewhere in the country from the seized laptops of top Maoist leaders Akkiraju Haragopal alias Ramakrishna and Ch Krishnaiah alias Daya and others. The SIB’s tech wing is now checking the computers. Police sources said the material was sent for analysis by SIB’s cyber forensic experts.
A police official said, “We haven’t gone into details so far. The information includes operational matters, military tactics as well as list of targets. We are also checking whether extortions are also listed in the laptops.”
SIB sleuths are trying to find out the hideouts of Maoists including arms dumps in forests and safe houses for leaders in urban areas.
During the encounter top Maoists Ramakrishna, Gajarla Ravi and Chalapati fled leaving their kit bags. Around 25 Maoists were killed in the encounter near Balimela reservoir on the AP-Odisha border during a combing operation by Greyhound commandos.
Police is continuing area domination and combing operations to nab elusive leaders....