Jalandhar: Today in a joint operation launched by Counter Intelligence wing of Punjab and Jharkhand Special Branch Police, a major activist of CPI maoist who was wanted in number of cases was arrested in wee hours from Jalandhar. The accused whose name is Deen Bandhu Pater alias Mao Lava alias Devender alias Amit was hiding in Jalandhar under the fake ID of Suraj Munda.
Police claim, “Deen Bandhu Pater joined maoist movement in 2010 and was wanted in number of heinous crime cases. In 2010 he murdered four people of his village with whom he has old enmity. In another incidence he kidnapped two persons from Birbanki area and after killing them threw their bodies in Bandgaon in west Singbhum district (Jharkhand). Beside this he took part in number of police encounters during the period from 2010 to 2014. Deen Bandhu Pater was ranked as Platoon commander under the control of most wanted zonal commander maoist Kundan Pahan. Kundan Pahan provided him training of handling .303 rifle, SLR rifle and Insaas rifle. Maoist Kundan Pahan is a notorious criminal carrying reward of Rs. 5 Lakh on his head.”
“Deen Bandhu Pater born in the village Baaruhatu , PS Bundu, Ranchi( Jharkhand). He completed his 10+2 examination in 2008. Initially in his school time he met with Maoist Ram Mohan Munda and he was asked to give information about the police movements in the area through the mobile phone provided to him by Ram Mohan Munda. Occasionally he also used to supply food to Maoist in their camp in jungles. He also used to help them in purchase of grocery item from the market and do market survey. In January 2009 he was arrested by Ranchi Police in the Lower Bazar Area while he was enquiring about a belt (uniform article of Maoist). On his suspicious activities he was arrested by police and was released in Nov 2009. After his release he actively joined the maoist ranks,” said Police.
Police said, “Deen Bandhu Pater fell in love with a girl and married to her against her parents wish. In Oct 2014 he ran away from the Maoist camp with Insaas rifle, Ammunition and Rupees 2 Lakh fund of maoist. He along with his wife reached Jalandhar in Dec 2014 and started working as laborer under the fake ID name Suraj Munda . He procured this fake voter ID from Jharkhand.”