Chhattisgarh: Four Naxalites sentenced to life imprisonment in 2014 Tahakwada attack case

Updated: Feb 12 2024 5:44PM

Jagdalpur, Feb 12 (PTI) A special court in Chhattisgarh's Bastar district on Monday sentenced four Naxalites to life imprisonment for the deadly attack in which 15 security personnel and a civilian were killed in Tahakwada village in 2014.

Special judge D R Dewangan convicted Mahadev Nag, Kawasi Joga, Mani Ram Madiya and Dayaram Baghel of charges under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, Explosives Act, and the Arms Act and sentenced them to life imprisonment, special public prosecutor Dinesh Panigrahi told PTI.

Nag, Joga and Madiya were residents of Bastar, while Baghel was from neighbouring Sukma district, he said.