The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on September 5, conducted searches at eight locations in five districts of Uttar Pradesh in connection with its ongoing probe into a Naxal case.
The raids are going on in Prayagraj, Varanasi, Chandauli, Azamgarh and Deoria districts of Uttar Pradesh.
As per officials sources in the anti-terror agency, the raids were conducted early on September 5, “in connection with NIA Case no. RC- 01/2023/NIA/LKW revival of NRB of CPI (Maoist) case”.
Multiple NIA teams carried out searches simultaneously at all these eight locations which are the residential and office premises of the suspects.
Coinciding with the coordinated operations launched against the Maoists in all the Left Wing Extremist affected States in the country, this NIA’s operation in close coordination with the Uttar Pradesh Police is yet another blow to the rebels.
(with inputs from ANI)