Internet desk. In the recent Naxalite attack in Chhattisgarh, 24 soldiers were martyred. At the same time, a young Rakeshwar Singh Manhas was taken hostage by the Naxalites. Today, the Maoist Rakeshwar Singh, who was taken hostage on Thursday, has finally been released by the Naxalites. On receiving his release information, there was an atmosphere of happiness in his house. His wife looked very happy during this period. In a conversation with the media, he thanked the government for this.
#WATCH “Today is the happiest day of my life. I always looked forward to her return,” says Meenu, wife of CRPF jawan Rakeshwar Singh Manhas, on her husband’s release by Naxalites in Chhattisgarh.
He was abducted by the Naxalites during the Bijapur attack on 3 April. pic.twitter.com/SqeQGRKGAb – ANI (@ANI) April 8, 2021
Rakeshwar Singh was taken hostage by the Naxalites after the Bijapur attack. Finally, after a long time, the jawan was sent back on Thursday evening. Earlier, Soni Sori, a social worker from Bastar had gone to retrieve the jawan but he was returned by the Naxalites. On Wednesday, Soni Sori went to the jungle with some local journalists. He also had a meeting with the Naxalite leader but refused to release the hostage soldier Rakeshwar Singh Manhas at that time.
It is worth mentioning that on 3 April in the Tarrem police station area of Bijapur, there was a fierce encounter between the security forces and the Naxalites. In this, 24 security forces personnel were killed while 31 were injured. Rakeshwar Singh Manhas of CRPF was missing since the encounter.
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