Villagers and activists allege fake encounter on adivasis in Sukma by security forces

Villagers and activists allege fake encounter on adivasis in Sukma by security forces

On August 6, mainstream newspapers across the country reported that 15 “Naxals” were killed in an “encounter with security forces” near Sukma in Chhattisgarh. The news also reported that two others “including a senior cadre and an injured woman rebel” were held after a “gun battle” with the security forces. As per the reports that appeared, the…